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cap

n. slang for maximum, as the most interest that can be charged on an "adjustable rate" promissory note.

CAP

abbreviation for COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY.
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"Mamma, your cap, more to this side," said Natasha.
Here he stood in full relief against the sky, when the red- cap cocked his pistol and fired.
It's been unoccupied time out of mind, and stands in a lonely part of the coast, but those who fish in the neighborhood have often heard strange noises there, and lights have been seen about the wood at night, and an old fellow in a red cap has been seen at the windows more than once, which people take to be the ghost of the body buried there.
He wore what appeared to be a woolen cap, and, still more alarming, of a most sanguinary red.
There lay her grandmother with her cap pulled far over her face, and looking very strange.
They must obey the wearer of the Cap. Good-bye!" And she scampered out of sight, with all the mice hurrying after her.
Dorothy looked inside the Golden Cap and saw some words written upon the lining.
It was a pretty picture to see this little lady in white muslin unfastening the widow's cap from her more majestic sister, and tossing it on to a chair.
"Dodo need not make such a slavery of her mourning; she need not wear that cap any more among her friends."
"I reckon," he said at last, "I reckon, Cap'n Hawkins, you'll kind of want to get ashore now.
He turned himself sideways to the carriage, and leaned back, with his face thrown up to the sky, and his head hanging down; then recovered himself, fumbled with his cap, and made a bow.
The accursed was already under the carriage with some half-dozen particular friends, pointing out the chain with his blue cap. Some half-dozen other particular friends promptly hauled him out, and presented him breathless to Monsieur the Marquis.