capework

noun
cape·​work | \ ˈkāp-ˌwərk How to pronounce capework (audio) \

Definition of capework

: the art of the bullfighter in working a bull with the cape

First Known Use of capework

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Capework.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capework. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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