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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a hat with a high pointed crown.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a high crown, or a point or peak at top.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • High-crowned; pointed. [Rare.] Also spelled copotain.

Etymologies

Perhaps an alteration of captain. (Wiktionary)

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