GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the Cape of Good Hope, in the general sense of the southern extremity of Africa. Also used of Cape Horn, and, in New England, of Cape Cod.
“In the meantime, the Badages, who had ravaged the coast of Fishery the year before, animated of themselves against the Christians, and perhaps pushed forward by the devils, who saw their empire decaying day by day, excited also by the desire of glory, and above all things by the hope of booty, entered into the kingdom of Travancore, on the side of one of those mountains-which confine on the cape of Comorin.”
“Free at last, Goeben and Breslau rounded the cape and entered the Aegean Sea.”
“It ripped off the cape as if calmly unknotting it.”
“They pursued their voyage cheerfully; and turning towards the cape of Comorine, landed at Cochin.”
“She reached under the cape to touch Willy Dragonheart on her chest, deciding it might have had something to do with William.”
“He had been able to make you out with his naked eye, because the cape unfurls so blackly against the scrim of the evening.”
“At last (November 2nd) they arrived at the cape known as Nombre de Dios, which Ojeda had reached some time before in his voyage to the West.”
“He pulled the cape like a blanket about him, and clutched the broom as if it were the Piglet, and he could will it back to life.”
“Her hands reached out hungrily for the cape and rubbed its hem, as if it were leaves of thyme or hyssop.”
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