surrounded at the top by clouds: cloud-capped mountains.

Origin of cloud-capped

First recorded in 1600–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cloud-capped

Historical Examples of cloud-capped

  • Cloud-capped, sky-crowned, mist-mantled, storm-defying Mount Washington!


    Effie Afton

  • He was cold and distant and serene in a cloud-capped way of ice.

    The President

    Alfred Henry Lewis

  • We were ten days out from Pingelap before we sighted Ponapé's cloud-capped peaks.

    A Modern Buccaneer

    Rolf Boldrewood

  • To the north towered confused mountain ranges, peak rising behind peak, dark and cloud-capped as we passed.

  • This hill is named after the singular Roman Catholic chapel upon its cloud-capped summit.

    Foot-prints of Travel

    Maturin M. Ballou