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We camped near the sea, a few miles to the westward of Cape Pasley.

Of course you are familiar with the peculiar conformation of Cape Cod.

Mrs. Roberts recognized the bonnet and cape with a smile of satisfaction.

It was Cape Clear, and we were heading for it as straight as we could go.

On this occasion we beat round the cape, under top-gallant-sails.

We went out without any accident, arriving in safety at Cape Henry.

We lay-to off the Cape two days, and then ran into Gibraltar, and anchored.

We went on, however, intending to go into one of the Cape de Verdes.

He does not need to stay in bed for that, naturally, and his soldier's cape is not warm enough.

Eitel I, Emperor of the Germans, threw back his cape and drew his sword.

WORD ORIGIN

garment, late Old English capa, cæppe, from Late Latin cappa "hooded cloak" (see cap (n.)). The modern word and meaning ("sleeveless cloak") are a mid-16c. reborrowing from French cape, from Spanish, in reference to a Spanish style.

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