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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vandyke  \Van*dyke"\  (v[a^]n*d[imac]k"),  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  style  of  Vandyke  the  painter;  used  or 
  represented  by  Vandyke.  ``His  Vandyke  dress.''  --Macaulay. 
  [Written  also  {Vandyck}.] 
 
  {Vandyke  brown}  (Paint.),  a  pigment  of  a  deep  semitransparent 
  brown  color,  supposed  to  be  the  color  used  by  Vandyke  in 
  his  pictures. 
 
  {Vandyke  collar}  or  {cape},  a  broad  collar  or  cape  of  linen 
  and  lace  with  a  deep  pointed  or  scalloped  edge,  worn  lying 
  on  the  shoulders;  --  so  called  from  its  appearance  in 
  pictures  by  Vandyke. 
 
  {Vandyke  edge},  an  edge  having  ornamental  triangular  points. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cape  \Cape\,  v.  i.  [See  {Gape}.] 
  To  gape.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cape  \Cape\  (k[=a]p),  n.  [F.  cap,  fr  It  capo  head,  cape,  fr 
  L.  caput  heat,  end  point.  See  {Chief}.] 
  A  piece  or  point  of  land,  extending  beyond  the  adjacent  coast 
  into  the  sea  or  a  lake;  a  promontory;  a  headland. 
 
  {Cape  buffalo}  (Zo["o]l.)  a  large  and  powerful  buffalo  of 
  South  Africa  ({Bubalus  Caffer}).  It  is  said  to  be  the  most 
  dangerous  wild  beast  of  Africa.  See  {Buffalo},  2. 
 
  {Cape  jasmine},  {Cape  jassamine}.  See  {Jasmine}. 
 
  {Cape  pigeon}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  petrel  ({Daptium  Capense})  common 
  off  the  Cape  of  Good  Hope.  It  is  about  the  size  of  a 
  pigeon. 
 
  {Cape  wine},  wine  made  in  South  Africa  [Eng.] 
 
  {The  Cape},  the  Cape  of  Good  Hope,  in  the  general  sense  of 
  southern  extremity  of  Africa.  Also  used  of  Cape  Horn,  and 
  in  New  England,  of  Cape  Cod. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cape  \Cape\,  v.  i.  (Naut.) 
  To  head  or  point;  to  keep  a  course;  as  the  ship  capes 
  southwest  by  south. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cape  \Cape\,  n.  [OE.  Cape,  fr  F.  cape;  cf  LL  cappa.  See 
  {Cap},  and  cf  1st  {Cope},  {Chape}.] 
  A  sleeveless  garment  or  part  of  a  garment,  hanging  from  the 
  neck  over  the  back  arms,  and  shoulders,  but  not  reaching 
  below  the  hips.  See  {Cloak}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cape 
  n  1:  a  strip  of  land  projecting  into  a  body  of  water  [syn:  {ness}] 
  2:  a  sleeveless  garment  like  cloak  but  shorter  [syn:  {mantle}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CAPE 
  Computer  Applications  in  Production  and  Engineering  (conference,  IFIP) 
 
 




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