truman capote

Capote

[kuh-poh-tee]
noun
Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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capote (kəˈpəʊt, French kapɔt)
 
n
a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood
 
[C19: from French: cloak, from cape; see cape1]

Capote (kəˈpəʊtɪ)
 
n
Truman. 1924--84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder

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capote
"long cloak with a hood," 1812, from Fr. capote, fem. of capot (17c.), dim. of cape (see cape (1)).
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