The definition of a cap is a covering.(noun)
Cap is defined as to put a top on something.(verb)
An example of cap is to put an artificial crown on a tooth.
See cap in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cappe < OE cæppe & ML cappa < LL cappa, a cape, hooded cloak
Origin: L capsulaPharmacy a capsule
Origin: L capitulumchapter
Origin: L capiatPharmacy take
See cap in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cappe
Origin: , from Old English cǽppe
Origin: , from Late Latin cappa.
Origin: Shortened form of capital1.
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