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  • n. The top sheaf of a stook of wheat etc
  • n. A crowning point

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The top sheaf of a stack of grain: (fig.) the crowning or finishing part of a thing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The top sheaf of a stack of grain; the crowner.
  • n. Figuratively, the summit; the extreme degree of anything: as, this letter is the cap-sheaf of his impudence.

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