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[kap-yuh-let, -lit]
  1. (in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet) the family name of Juliet.Compare Montague(def 1).
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Historical Examples

  • Mercutio and Tybalt fight, in faction of the Capulet and Montague houses.

    Shakspere, Personal Recollections

    John A. Joyce

  • Romeo, of the house of Montague, falls in love with Juliet, of the house of Capulet.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • But old Capulet, respecting the laws of hospitality, orders that the fte proceed.

  • The assumed dignity and good breeding of Capulet in this scene are to be noted.

  • Then she is well and nothing can be ill; Her body sleeps in Capulet's monument.