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 January 28, 2012
Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence & More (VIDEO) Marlow Stern February 6, 2013
Paul Haggis on Scientology, the ‘Crash’ Oscar, and ‘Third Person’ Kevin Fallon June 18, 2014
Mumbling Wins Oscars! Zachary Pincus-Roth March 2, 2010
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Performances: ‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘Capote,’ and More Marlow Stern February 1, 2014

Historical Examples

Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians W. H. Jackson
Murder Point Coningsby Dawson
The Wilderness Trail Frank Williams
Winter Adventures of Three Boys Egerton R. Young
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846 Various

a long cloak or soldier’s coat, usually with a hood
Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder


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