noun kap·pie \ˈkapē, ˈkäpē\

Definition of kappie




  1. :  sunbonnet 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 — more at cap

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a trip made at another's expense

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