Black–cap



any of several birds having the top of the head black, as the chickadee and certain warblers, especially the Old World blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla.
the black raspberry plant or fruit.
Historical Examples

The Pearl Story Book Various
The Sayings Of Confucius Confucius
Patience Wins George Manville Fenn
Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland
Basil Everman Elsie Singmaster
Illustrated Science for Boys and Girls Anonymous
Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories Anonymous
More English Fairy Tales Various
The Money Master, Complete Gilbert Parker

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another name for white-fronted tern
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a brownish-grey Old World warbler, Sylvia atricapilla, the male of which has a black crown
any of various similar birds, such as the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
(US) a popular name for raspberry (sense 3)
(Brit) (formerly) the cap worn by a judge when passing a death sentence

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