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Cape vs. Cloak

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Capenoun

(geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.

Cloaknoun

A long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back; a cape, often with a hood.

Capenoun

A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders.

Cloaknoun

A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.

‘Night hid her movements with its cloak of darkness.’;

Capeverb

To incite or attract (a bull) to charge a certain direction, by waving a cape.

Cloaknoun

(figurative)  That which conceals; a disguise or pretext.

‘Robert South’;

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Capeverb

(nautical) To head or point; to keep a course.

‘The ship capes southwest by south.’;

Cloaknoun

(Internet)  A text replacement for an IRC user's hostname or IP address, making the user less identifiable.

Capeverb

To skin an animal, particularly a deer.

Cloakverb

(transitive) To cover as with a cloak.

Capeverb

(uncommon) To wear a cape.

Cloakverb

To hide or conceal.

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Capeverb

(obsolete) To look for, search after.

Cloakverb

To render or become invisible via futuristic technology.

‘The ship cloaked before entering the enemy sector of space.’;

Capeverb

To gaze or stare.

‘The captain just caped mindlessly into the distance as his ship was hit by volley after volley.’;

Cloaknoun

A loose outer garment, extending from the neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It is longer than a cape, and is worn both by men and by women.

Capenoun

A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland.

Cloaknoun

That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover.

‘No man is esteemed any ways considerable for policy who wears religion otherwise than as a cloak.’;

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Capenoun

A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips. See Cloak.

Cloakverb

To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal.

‘Now glooming sadly, so to cloak her matter.’;

Capeverb

To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south.

Cloaknoun

anything that covers or conceals

Capeverb

To gape.

Cloaknoun

a loose outer garment

Capenoun

a strip of land projecting into a body of water

Cloakverb

hide under a false appearance;

‘He masked his disappointment’;

Capenoun

a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

Cloaknoun

a sleeveless outdoor overgarment that hangs loosely from the shoulders

‘he threw his cloak about him’;

Capenoun

a sleeveless cloak, typically a short one

‘he was wearing a flowing cape’;

Cloaknoun

something serving to hide or disguise something

‘preparations had taken place under a cloak of secrecy’;

Capenoun

a part of a longer coat or cloak that falls loosely over the shoulders from the neckband

‘the robe was decorated with gold lace on the fronts, cape, and hem’;

Cloaknoun

a cloakroom

‘ground-floor accommodation comprises hall, cloaks, lounge, kitchen’;

Capenoun

the pelt from the head and neck of an animal, for preparation as a hunting trophy

‘the hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather’;

Cloakverb

dress in a cloak

‘they sat cloaked and hooded’;

Capenoun

a headland or promontory

‘we could see the island from the cape’;

Cloakverb

hide, cover, or disguise (something)

‘she cloaked her embarrassment by rushing into speech’;

Capenoun

the Cape of Good Hope.

Cloak

A cloak is a type of loose garment that is worn over indoor clothing and serves the same purpose as an overcoat; it protects the wearer from the cold, rain or wind for example, or it may form part of a fashionable outfit or uniform. Cloaks have been used by myriad historic societies; many climates favor wearing a full-body garment which is easily removed and does not constrain the wearer with sleeves.

Capenoun

Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Capenoun

the former Cape Province of South Africa.

Capeverb

(in bullfighting) taunt (the bull) by flourishing a cape

‘the film shows a man expertly caping a charging bull’;

Capeverb

skin the head and neck of (an animal) to prepare a hunting trophy.

Cape

A cape is a sleeveless outer garment which drapes the wearer's back, arms, and chest, and connects at the neck.

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