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Capet

[key-pit, kap-it; French ka-pe]
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noun
  1. Hugh or Fr. Hugues [yg] /üg/, a.d. 938?–996, king of France 987–996.
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Examples from the Web for capet

Historical Examples

  • The Widow Capet needs no milliner now; she needs no friseur now for her toilette.

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach

  • 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.

  • 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

    Baroness Orczy


British Dictionary definitions for capet

Capet

noun
  1. Hugh or Hugues (yg). ?938–996 ad, king of France (987–96); founder of the Capetian dynasty.
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