- cap rock,
- cap screw,
- cap sleeve,
- cap spinning,
- cap. moll.
Origin of cap-a-pie
Examples from the Web for cap-a-pie
He had said in reply, "Such a man as I ought to reign;" and thus they had armed him cap-a-pie.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
Meanwhile, come down to my house the last of the week, say Friday night, and I'll have all things in cap-a-pie order for you.The Brother Clerks|Xariffa
Next day we hired two stalwart Irish squires and armed them cap-a-pie.Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy|Charles Major
He armed himself, therefore, cap-a-pie, and undertook this dangerous parley with the alcayde.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada|Washington Irving
Thus was Duncan armed, cap-a-pie, for the telegraphic controversy.A Captain in the Ranks|George Cary Eggleston
Word Origin for cap-a-pie
1520s, from Middle French cap-à-pie, literally "head to foot." The more usual French form is de pied en cap. The French words are from Latin caput "head" (see head (n.)) + pedem "foot" (see foot (n.)).