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cap.1

1.
(in prescriptions) let the patient take.
Origin of cap.1
From the Latin word capiat

cap.2

1.
Origin
From the Latin word capitulum, caput

cap.3

1.
2.
4.
capitalized.
5.
capital letter.
6.
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Examples from the Web for cap.
Historical Examples
  • Say, cap., you've made a ten-strike today that ought to make you a Major.

  • "Its quite a bit different," argued the cap., with a wink at the Colonel.

  • But, cap., don't it strike you that a man who'd lie like that ought to have somethin' done to him?

    Out of the Hurly-Burly

    Charles Heber Clark
  • cap., being an old soldier, concluded to fire at a mark before letting the revolver pass forever from our possession.

    A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • Why, cap., don't you know, it's as much as a hundred times worse in there now than it was when he first got a-going.

    How Tell a Story and Others Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • But, say, cap., I want you to either kill that 'Squire or git him as fur away as possible.

British Dictionary definitions for cap.

cap.

abbreviation
1.
capital
2.
capitalize
3.
capitalization
4.
capital letter
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