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capeline

or cap·el·line

[ kap-uh-leen, -lin ]
/ ˈkæp əˌlin, -lɪn /
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noun
Armor. an iron skullcap worn by medieval archers.
Heraldry. a representation of a hood, sometimes used as a mantling.
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Origin of capeline

1425–75; late Middle English <Middle French <early Italian cappellina, equivalent to capell(o) (<Late Latin cappellus, derivative of cappa hood; see cap1) + -ina-ine1
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