from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of capitals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of cap.
  • noun always plural Capital letters; capitals.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cap.


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  • Captured at Yorktown, "British cloathing subject to the articles of capitulation," 19 caps, plus taken from the British "Deputy-Quarter-Master... in consequence of his violation of the right of flags... 7 caps." These were listed separately from hats.

    October 29, 2007

  • Drop 'em!

    April 24, 2009