kappie

noun kap·pie \ ˈkapē , ˈkäpē \

Definition of kappie

plural -s
Africa
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  • her hair … covered by a big black linen kappie which came down over her shoulders
  • —Stuart Cloete

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Origin and Etymology of kappie

Afrikaans, from Dutch kapje small cap, diminutive of kap cap, from Middle Dutch cappe, from Late Latin cappa head covering


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