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Vandyke Van*dyke" (v[a^]n*d[imac]k"), a. Of or pertaining to the style of Vandyke the painter; used or represented by Vandyke. ``His Vandyke dress.' --Macaulay. [Written also Vandyck.] Vandyke brown (Paint.), a pigment of a deep semitransparent brown color, supposed to be the color used by Vandyke in his pictures. Vandyke collar or cape, a broad collar or cape of linen and lace with a deep pointed or scalloped edge, worn lying on the shoulders; -- so called from its appearance in pictures by Vandyke. Vandyke edge, an edge having ornamental triangular points.
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Cape Cape, v. i. [See Gape.] To gape. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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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. Cape buffalo (Zo["o]l.) 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 jassamine. See Jasmine. Cape pigeon (Zo["o]l.), 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 southern extremity of Africa. Also used of Cape Horn, and, in New England, of Cape Cod.
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Cape Cape, v. i. (Naut.) To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south.
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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.

Meaning of Cape from wikipedia

- A cape is a sleeveless outer garment, which drapes the wearer's back, arms, and chest, and connects at the neck. Capes were common in medieval Europe,...
- A cape is a sleeveless outer garment, which drapes the wearer's back and fastens at the neck. Cape, the Cape, or CAPE may also refer to: Cape (geography)...
- Cape Verde (/ˈvɜːrd(i)/ (listen)) or Cabo Verde (/ˌkɑːboʊ ˈvɜːrdeɪ/ (listen), /ˌkæb-/) (Portuguese: Cabo Verde, pronounced [ˈkabu ˈveɾdɨ]), officially...
- the Western Cape province and forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan muni****lity. The Parliament of South Africa sits in Cape Town. The other...
- Randal Joseph "Joey" Cape (born November 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Active since 1989, Cape is best known as the frontman...
- Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland M****achusetts, in the northeastern United States...
- The Northern Cape (Afrikaans: Noord-Kaap; Tswana: Kapa Bokone; Xhosa: uMntla-Koloni) is the largest and most sp****ly po****ted province of South Africa...
- In geography, a cape is a headland or a promontory of large size extending into a body of water, usually the sea. A cape usually represents a marked change...
- The Mold cape is a solid sheet-gold object dating from about 1900–1600 BC in the European Bronze Age. It was found at Mold in Flintshire, Wales, in 1833...
- The Western Cape (Afrikaans: Wes-Kaap; Xhosa: iNtshona-Koloni) is a province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country. It is...
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