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  • n. Plural form of capouch.


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  • Why, sir, in the show rooms of the artists in this city -- and you will see the same in artists 'rooms of England and even Europe -- there are sketches of Canadian scenes, and almost invariably something wintry is suggested -- men in great fur overcoats and caps, muffled up to the eyes, and with capouches that seemed capacious enough to carry a week's stock of provisions, and yet have spare room; the men generally having on snow-shoes and accompanied with Indians to wait on them, and dogs to drag their toboggans, while all around them are heaps of snow piled up on huge rocks, and overtopping and bearing down short scrubby pines and firs.

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