capework

noun

cape·​work ˈkāp-ˌwərk How to pronounce capework (audio)
: the art of the bullfighter in working a bull with the cape

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of capework was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Capework.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capework. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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