Definition for Cap

cap, n. [OE cæppe < It. cappa, cloak, cape, or cope.]

  1. Bonnet; crown; crest; cowl; head-covering; hood of a cloak; [fig.] head feathers.
  2. Pileum; top of a bird's head.
  3. Plug; ball; slug; bullet; detonating device; [fig.] thunder head; storm cloud; mass of unstable air.

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