cap–a–pie

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adverb \ˌka-pə-ˈpē, -ˈpā\
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cap–à–pie

Definition of cap–a–pie

  1. :  from head to foot <armed cap–a–pie for battle>

Origin and Etymology of cap–a–pie

Medieval French (de) cap a pé from head to foot


First Known Use: 1523

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