Cape Cod.





  • Borrowed from Middle French cap, from Occitan cap, from Latin caput ("head").
  • From French cape, from Old Occitan capa, from Late Latin cappa ("cape"). The second sense is metonymic from the fact that many superheroes wear capes.
  • Image:Pelerine1911.jpg|thumb|A young woman in a crocheted cape.
  • From Middle English capen ("to stare, gape, look for, seek"), from Old English capian ("to look"), from Proto-West Germanic *kapÄ“n. Cognate with Dutch gapen, German gaffen ("to stare at curiously, rubberneck"), Low German gapen ("to stare"). Related to keep.

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