Copatain meaning

(obsolete) Pertaining to a hat with a high pointed crown.

O fine villain! A silken doublet, a velvet hose, a scarlet cloak, and a copatain hat! O, I am undone! I am undone! While I play the good husband at home, my son and my servant spend all at the university. — Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, Act 5, Scene 1.

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Origin of copatain

  • Perhaps an alteration of captain.
    From Wiktionary