cape work


noun
  1. the skillful practice of a bullfighter in using a cape to maneuver a bull.

Origin of cape work

1
First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby cape work

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How to use cape work in a sentence

  • Gallardo gave signs to Nacional to bring the bull near him with his skilful cape-work.

    The Blood of the Arena | Vicente Blasco Ibez