Inverness cape
Inverness In`ver*ness", n., or Inverness cape In`ver*ness" cape" A kind of full sleeveless cape, fitting closely about the neck.

Robert's wind-blown head and tall form wrapped in an Inverness cape. --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Inverness — In ver*ness , n., or Inverness cape In ver*ness cape A kind of full sleeveless cape, fitting closely about the neck. Robert s wind blown head and tall form wrapped in an Inverness cape. Mrs. Humphry Ward. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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