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cloud-capped

[kloud-kapt] /ˈklaʊdˌkæpt/
adjective
1.
surrounded at the top by clouds:
cloud-capped mountains.
Origin of cloud-capped
1600-1610
1600-10
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  • This hill is named after the singular Roman Catholic chapel upon its cloud-capped summit.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
  • He was cold and distant and serene in a cloud-capped way of ice.

    The President Alfred Henry Lewis
  • But in sooth very different is the history of these cloud-capped mountains.

  • We were ten days out from Pingelap before we sighted Ponapé's cloud-capped peaks.

    A Modern Buccaneer Rolf Boldrewood
  • And second from the sun Venia, the cloud-capped world, where life exalts the virtues of the fish.

    Walls of Acid Henry Hasse
  • To the north towered confused mountain ranges, peak rising behind peak, dark and cloud-capped as we passed.

  • Basse-Terre is supremely beautiful, its cloud-capped mountains being clothed with a mantle of luxuriant vegetation.

  • If Flyaway should ever reach that cloud-capped peak, it was not her wee, wee feet which would carry her there.

  • He is not that "cloud-capped mountain," too lofty to be scanned, of Matthew Arnold's Sonnet.

    Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys
  • The great island of Haiti with its plains, its forests, its cloud-capped mountains reached out friendly hands to greet them.

    The Rope of Gold Roy J. Snell

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