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cloud cap

noun, Meteorology.
1.

cap cloud

noun
1.
a stationary cloud directly above an isolated mountain peak.
2.
pileus (def 3).
Also called cloud cap.
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  • Others remained in the hope of a vanishing of the cloud-cap.

    The Columbia River William Denison Lyman
  • In cloud-cap Inn the traveller may find the daintiest, most unique specimen of a mountain resort in our mountains.

    The Columbia River William Denison Lyman

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