Capsheaf
Capsheaf Cap"sheaf`, n. The top sheaf of a stack of grain: (fig.) the crowning or finishing part of a thing. [1913 Webster]

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  • capsheaf — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural capsheaves) 1. : the top sheaf of a shock or stack of grain 2. : the crowning point : most extreme instance : dominant element : climax, acme insulting his benef …   Useful english dictionary

  • capsheaf — noun a) The top sheaf of a stook of wheat etc b) A crowning point …   Wiktionary

  • Summit — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Summit >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 summit summit summity| Sgm: N 1 top top vertex apex zenith pinnacle acme culmination meridian utmost height ne plus ultra …   English dictionary for students

  • cap — Synonyms and related words: Balmoral, Dutch cap, Panama, Panama hat, Salvation Army bonnet, Stetson, acme, apex, apogee, ascender, astrakhan, back, balaclava helmet, baseball cap, bastard type, beany, beard, bearskin, beaver, befog, belly, beret …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crest — Synonyms and related words: Vandyke edge, achievement, acme, alerion, amplitude, animal charge, annulet, antinode, apex, apogee, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, badge, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crown — Synonyms and related words: Her Highness, Her Majesty, His Majesty, O, Old Mug, achievement, acme, aggrandize, alerion, all, animal charge, anklet, annular muscle, annulet, annulus, anoint, apex, apogee, apotheose, apotheosize, areola, argent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • head — Synonyms and related words: A per se, Adamite, Big Brother, LSD user, MD, Vernunft, WC, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, ace, acidhead, acknowledgments, acmatic, addict, address, administer, administrate, administrator,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heading — Synonyms and related words: aim, antecedent, anteposition, anteriority, azimuth, banner, banner head, basis, bearing, bent, blood, bold front, bracket, branch, brave face, brave front, burden, cap, capping, capsheaf, caption, caput, case, caste,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • headpiece — Synonyms and related words: Vernunft, bean, brain, brains, brow, cap, capsheaf, caput, chapeau, conception, conk, coverchief, crest, crown, discourse of reason, discursive reason, dome, esprit, gray matter, handkerchief, hat, head, headcloth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pinhead — Synonyms and related words: addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, beetleheaded, blockhead, blockheaded, blubberhead, blunderhead, bonehead, bufflehead, cabbagehead, cap, capsheaf, caput, chowderhead, chucklehead, chuckleheaded, clodhead,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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