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capeline

[kap-uh-leen, -lin] /ˈkæp əˌlin, -lɪn/
noun
1.
Armor. an iron skullcap worn by medieval archers.
2.
Heraldry. a representation of a hood, sometimes used as a mantling.
Also, capelline.
Origin
late Middle English
early Italian
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Middle French < early Italian cappellina, equivalent to capell(o) (< Late Latin cappellus, derivative of cappa hood; see cap1) + -ina -ine1
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