[key-pit, kap-it; French ka-pe]
- Hugh or Fr. Hugues [yg] /üg/, a.d. 938?–996, king of France 987–996.
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The Widow Capet needs no milliner now; she needs no friseur now for her toilette.The Empress Josephine
The king interrupted to say that Capet was not his name, but that of an ancestor.The Countess of Charny
Alexandre Dumas (pere)
No foreign prince for me, least of all a Frank, and of all Franks, least of all a Capet.Runnymede and Lincoln Fair
I said to him,—'Capet, don't you understand that we have abolished kings and queens?When a Cobbler Ruled a King
Augusta Huiell Seaman
This, whether citizen Chauvelin has got hold of Capet or not.El Dorado
- Hugh or Hugues (yg). ?938–996 ad, king of France (987–96); founder of the Capetian dynasty.
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