Cloud-capped Cloud"-capped`, a. Having clouds resting on the top or head; reaching to the clouds; as, cloud-capped mountains. [1913 Webster]

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  • cloud-capped — [kloud′kapt΄] adj. having clouds around the top …   English World dictionary

  • cloud-capped — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having clouds about the top or peaks : reaching to the clouds * * * /klowd kapt /, adj. surrounded at the top by clouds: cloud capped mountains. [1600 10] * * * cloud capped «KLOWD KAPT», adjective. having clouds about its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cloud-capped — /klowd kapt /, adj. surrounded at the top by clouds: cloud capped mountains. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • cloud capped — adj. surrounded by clouds at the top; reaching to the clouds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cloud-capped — /ˈklaʊd kæpt/ (say klowd kapt) adjective (of mountains, etc.) having the summit surrounded by clouds …   Australian English dictionary

  • capped — adjective 1. used especially of front teeth having (artificial) crowns capped teeth gave her a beautiful smile • Similar to: ↑crowned 2. covered as if with a cap or crown especially of a specified kind cloud capped mountains brown capped… …   Useful english dictionary

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