The cost sharing plans also had a cap on the percentage of your income that you'd have to pay out of pocket.
There is a $2,500 cap on what an individual can give directly to her favored candidate.
On Wall Street bailouts, health care, and cap and trade, he said, “Mitt Romney has the same positions as Barack Obama.”
Not the amount of 6.2 percent, but the cap--it now stops at $113,000 or so.
When he chooses to cap a climactic chase seen with yet another baffling fall, we feel cheated.
Bless my night cap, I promised my wife I'd be home early to-night, too!
He took off his cap, and bowed as gracefully as a dancing-master to the assembly.
Kingsley was just lifting up the cap, which he had worn that night, from the table to his brows.
But I pulled my cap down over my eyes and buttoned up my pea-jacket.
Cuba seems formed to become the very button on Fortune's cap.
late Old English cæppe "hood, head-covering, cape," from Late Latin cappa "a cape, hooded cloak" (source of Spanish capa, Old North French cape, French chape), possibly a shortened from capitulare "headdress," from Latin caput "head" (see head (n.)).
Meaning "women's head covering" is early 13c. in English; extended to men late 14c. Figurative thinking cap is from 1839 (considering cap is 1650s). Of cap-like coverings on the ends of anything (e.g. hub-cap) from mid-15c. Meaning "contraceptive device" is first recorded 1916. That of "cap-shaped piece of copper lined with gunpowder and used to ignite a firearm" is c.1826; extended to paper version used in toy pistols, 1872 (cap-pistol is from 1879).
The Late Latin word apparently originally meant "a woman's head-covering," but the sense was transferred to "hood of a cloak," then to "cloak" itself, though the various senses co-existed. Old English took in two forms of the Late Latin word, one meaning "head-covering," the other "ecclesiastical dress" (see cape (n.1)). In most Romance languages, a diminutive of Late Latin cappa has become the usual word for "head-covering" (e.g. French chapeau).
c.1400, "to put a cap on," from cap (n.). Meaning "cover as with s cap" is from c.1600. Figurative sense of "go one better" is from 1580s. Related: Capped; capping.
A protective cover or seal, especially one that closes off an end or a tip and that resembles a close-fitting head covering.
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applejack cap, gimme cap
[all in one way or another fr cap, ''head covering'']
Fellatio; head: Give Jerry some cap (1960s+)