a layer of snow forming a cap on or covering the top of something, as a mountain peak or ridge.
Origin of snowcap
First recorded in 1870–75; snow
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for snowcap
Historical Examples of snowcap
There was but a slope to descend, a sheltered cove to reach, and Snowcap would be given back to his kindred.
He thought of the time when she had lain in his arms as Snowcap was lying, and he had carried her over the hills in the moonlight.
They're easy managed now—like a lot of children, just because they shot me—when I was carrying Snowcap home.
British Dictionary definitions for snowcap
a cap of snow, as on the top of a mountain
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