Word of the Day: Cape

Cape /kāp/, noun:

1. a point of land extending out into an ocean or lake (often capitalized and used as a proper noun)

example: Located on the Virginia coast, the Rotary Club of Cape Charles has participated in The Dictionary Project since 2005, donating over 1,000 dictionaries to local students.

When you are at home, your troubles can never defeat you.” African Proverb from Cape Coast, Ghana

2. a sleeveless garment worn around the neck which hangs over the shoulders, arms and back

While nobles are crying in their nights’ chains, the squires sing. The terrible politics of the Grail can never touch them. Song is the magic cape.” Thomas Pynchon, 1937 –