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a device for closing or sealing a bottle, especially a metal cover with a cork gasket fitting tightly over the mouth of a glass or plastic bottle, held in place by crimping the edge of the cap over the lip or flange of the bottle.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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