Cape cat

noun

Definition of Cape cat

: a catboat for fishing and pleasure sailing

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History and Etymology for Cape cat

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where it originated + English catboat

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“Cape cat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20cat. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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