Much as he loved to cut capers and play tricks on others, Moses never liked to have any one get a laugh on him.
For Toddy, Alresca was simply an individual who sang and cut capers.
And then, when they were safe in their room, Waveney chose to be ridiculous and cut capers.
I had to choose: cut capers and be followed, or walk in dignity, ignored.
With a pole he had stepped aboard, and then proceeded to "cut capers."
They dress him up in a clown's costume, and order him to cut capers, turn and twist and bow, and kill—he does it all submissively.
Then throwing aside his crutches, he began to cut capers, as if nothing ailed him, to the still greater amazement of the negro.
"Dancing-masters" were those who taught their scholars to cut capers by running swords through their legs.
And you won't kick up, and rear up and cut capers, like a horse?
He felt so light-hearted and joyous that he would have willingly thrown his square hat in the air, and cut capers on the pavement.