a firm, washable leather used especially for gloves, originally made from the skin of goats from the Cape of Good Hope, but now from hairy lambskin or sheepskin.
a soft leather obtained from the skins of a type of lamb or sheep having hairlike wool
made of this leather
noun (South African, informal) South African brandy Historical Examples The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland Olive Schreiner Jess H. Rider Haggard A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty Jasper Lyle Harriet Ward The Siege of Kimberley T. Phelan The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid
Sounion, Cape. Cape, a cape in E central Greece, SE of Athens, at the tip of the Attica peninsula, in W Aegean Sea.
noun a sparrow, Passer melanurus, very common in southern Africa: family Ploceidae Also called (esp South African) mossie
a seaport in and the legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the SW part: also capital of Cape of Good Hope province. a cape in S Africa, in the SW Republic of South Africa. Also called Cape Province. Formerly Cape Colony. a province in the Republic of South Africa. 277,169 sq. mi. […]