snowcap

[ snoh-kap ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌkæp /

noun

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 + cap1
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Examples from the Web for snowcap

  • There was but a slope to descend, a sheltered cove to reach, and Snowcap would be given back to his kindred.

    Told In The Hills|Marah Ellis Ryan
  • 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.

    Told In The Hills|Marah Ellis Ryan
  • They're easy managed now—like a lot of children, just because they shot me—when I was carrying Snowcap home.

    Told In The Hills|Marah Ellis Ryan

British Dictionary definitions for snowcap

snowcap
/ (ˈsnəʊˌkæp) /

noun

a cap of snow, as on the top of a mountain
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