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

Prose Idylls Charles Kingsley
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6 Various
The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard Arthur Conan Doyle
The Dock and the Scaffold Unknown
Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Grim: The Story of a Pike Svend Fleuron
Frank Merriwell Down South Burt L. Standish
The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
Frank Merriwell Down South Burt L. Standish
Frank Merriwell Down South Burt L. Standish

plural noun
the Black Caps, the international cricket team of New Zealand
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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