(in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet) the family name of Juliet.
Compare Montague (def 1).
Then she is well and nothing can be ill; Her body sleeps in Capulet’s monument.
The Story of My Life Ellen Terry
So to the Capulet’s grand party he came, with his friends Mercutio and Benvolio.
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare E. Nesbit
There is but one reason that allows a decent man to go to both camps—from Montague to Capulet!
The Deputy of Arcis Honore de Balzac
No house, it is asserted, in Verona to-day can be declared with certainty as the house of a Montague or a Capulet.
Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car Francis Miltoun
Romeo, of the house of Montague, falls in love with Juliet, of the house of Capulet.
William Shakespeare John Masefield
Friendly members of Capulet faction rescued his legs, otherwise these members must have suffered.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, June 11, 1892 Various
The Capulet is a graceful garment worn by the dwellers in the Pyrenees.
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various
Capulet withdraws, leaving, as he supposes, Friar Lawrence to explain to Juliet the details of the ceremony.
The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb
When he came to the bride’s name, however, he did pause, for it was that of the Capulet.
The Bay State Monthly, Volume II. No. 2, November, 1884 Various
It is early morning, and Capulet comes out before he is dressed.
Shakespeare’s Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
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