from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of cap.
  • n. Capital letters; capitals.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of capitals.


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  • Drop 'em!

    April 24, 2009

  • Captured at Yorktown, "British cloathing subject to the articles of capitulation," 19 caps, plus taken from the British "Deputy-Quarter-Master... in consequence of his violation of the right of flags... 7 caps." These were listed separately from hats.

    October 29, 2007