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ca·pote

 (kə-pōt′)
n.
1. A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
2. (also kä-pō′tĕ) A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.

[French, from Old French capote, capette, diminutive of cape, cloak, from Medieval Latin cāpa; see cape1.]

capote

(kəˈpəʊt; French kapɔt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood
[C19: from French: cloak, from cape; see cape1]

Capote

(kəˈpəʊtɪ)
n
(Biography) Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder

ca•pote

(kəˈpoʊt)

n.
a long cloak with a hood.
[1790–1800, Amer.; < French, derivative of cape cape]

Ca•po•te

(kəˈpoʊ ti)

n.
Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist and playwright.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capote - a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
greatcoat, overcoat, topcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
2.capote - a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the headcapote - a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head
cloak - a loose outer garment
Translations
Kapotte
References in classic literature ?
There is no particle of trimming about this monstrous capote, as they call it--it is just a plain, ugly dead- blue mass of sail, and a woman can't go within eight points of the wind with one of them on; she has to go before the wind or not at all.
`I know, but I'm afraid to look at a gun now.' She picked up one of the drakes and ruffled his green capote with her fingers.
Cannon and musketry, mingling together, thundered on the right and in the center, while the capotes of Lannes' sharpshooters were already seen crossing the milldam and forming up within twice the range of a musket shot.
For days they suffered the doleful rigors and retchings of sea-sickness, lurking below in their berths in squalid state, or emerging now and then like spectres from the hatchways, in capotes and blankets, with dirty nightcaps, grizzly beard, lantern visage and unhappy eye, shivering about the deck, and ever and anon crawling to the sides of the vessel, and offering up their tributes to the windward, to infinite annoyance of the captain.
Untold Stories, Unheard Voices: Truman Capote and In Cold Blood
ISLAMABAD -- Cuban Ambassador Gabriel Tiel Capote on Tuesday called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at his office in Islamabad.
Rafael Capote fuelled their drive with three of his four goals with over 18 mintues to go.
Cuban ambassador Mr and Mrs Gabriel Tiel Capote and his son welcomed guests on the occasion.
Richard Capote has joined Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP as an associate in the real estate practice group where he will focus on the leasing, acquisition, sale and financing of commercial real estate.
Ambassador Gabriel Tiel Capote held a modest reception in Islamabad, mainly for members and friends of the Pakistan-Cuba Social Forum, which is chaired by Ramzan Mughal, with Jam Kurshid as secretary general.
Al morir en 1984, los documentos del escritor norteamericano Truman Capote fueron llevados a la Biblioteca Publica de Nueva York, por peticion propia.
Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage stated this in a meeting with Gabrel Tiel Capote, the Ambassador of Cuba who called on her here Friday.