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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a strip of land projecting into a body of water;
[syn: cape, ness]

2. a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter;
[syn: cape, mantle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cape \Cape\ (k[=a]p), n. [F. cap, fr. It. capo head, cape, fr. L. caput heat, end, point. See Chief.] A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland. [1913 Webster] Cape buffalo (Zool.) a large and powerful buffalo of South Africa (Bubalus Caffer). It is said to be the most dangerous wild beast of Africa. See Buffalo, 2. Cape jasmine, Cape jessamine. See Jasmine. Cape pigeon (Zool.), a petrel (Daptium Capense) common off the Cape of Good Hope. It is about the size of a pigeon. Cape wine, wine made in South Africa [Eng.] The Cape, the Cape of Good Hope, in the general sense of the southern extremity of Africa. Also used of Cape Horn, and, in New England, of Cape Cod. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cape \Cape\, v. i. (Naut.) To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cape \Cape\, n. [OE. Cape, fr. F. cape; cf. LL. cappa. See Cap, and cf. 1st Cope, Chape.] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cape \Cape\, v. i. [See Gape.] To gape. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Capel
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cape n 1: a strip of land projecting into a body of water [syn: cape, ness] 2: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter [syn: cape, mantle]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "cape": Inverness cape, academic gown, afghan, beak, bill, blouse, breakwater, burnoose, capote, cardinal, cashmere, cassock, chersonese, chlamys, cloak, coral reef, delta, domino, duster, foreland, frock, head, headland, hook, kimono, kirtle, manta, manteau, mantelet, mantelletta, mantellone, mantilla, mantle, mantua, mull, naze, neck, ness, opera cloak, pallium, pelisse, peninsula, peplum, plaid, point, poncho, promontory, reef, robe, sagum, sandspit, shawl, shoulderette, slop, smock, soutane, spit, spur, stole, tabard, tippet, toga, toga virilis, tongue, tunic, wrap-around, wrap-up, wrapper
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CAPE Computer Applications in Production and Engineering (conference, IFIP)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

CAPE, English law. A judicial writ touching a plea of lands and tenements. The writs which bear this name are of two kinds, namely, cape magnum, or grand, cape, and cape parvum, or petit cape. The petit cape, is so called, not so much on account of the smallness of the writ, as of the letter. Fleta, lib. 6, c. 55, Sec. 40. For the difference between the form and the use of these writs, see 2 Wms. Saund. Rep. 45, c, d; and Fleta, ubi sup.