from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A steel skullcap formerly worn by members of the military.
- n. A kind of cavalry helmet seen in the English Civil War.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hood-shaped bandage for the head, the shoulder, or the stump of an amputated limb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small skull-cap of iron worn by light-armed men, such as archers, in the middle ages. Also written cappeline, chapeline.
At the Eaux Bonnes, our female attendant wore her red-peaked _capeline_ in the house, which had a singular effect, but was by no means pretty: indeed, the only impression it gives me is, that it is precisely the costume which seems to suit _a daunce o 'witches_; and cannot by possibility be softened into anything in the least pleasing to the eye.
She'll cut the capeline and resew it with trims to create a unique shape, or to affix a more decorative brim.
Her winning hat, Sterling Silver Rose in Bloom, a woven capeline ribbon and straw hat that boasts a lavender-colored rose, is a crowning accomplishment.