the second in command to a capo; Mafia lieutenant.
Italian name of Kobarid. Historical Examples The Mentor: Italy Under War Conditions, Vol. 6, Num. 23, Ser. No. 171, January 15, 1919 E. M. Newman Mrs. Warren’s Daughter Sir Harry Johnston Ypres and the Battles of Ypres Unknown The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the gean Edward Alexander Powell The Birth of […]
the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet. capote. Historical Examples La Ronge Journal, 1823 George Nelson Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various The Sharper Detected and Exposed Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin noun (piquet) the winning of all the tricks by one player
a long cloak with a hood. a close-fitting, caplike bonnet worn by women and children in the mid-Victorian period. a bullfighter’s cape; capa. an adjustable top or hood of a vehicle, as a buggy. Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. Contemporary Examples How Gossip Became History: Eminent Outlaws by Christopher Bram Brad Gooch […]
a ceremonial cloak having a long train and a silk or fur-lined hood, worn by cardinals, bishops, and certain other dignitaries.