cap|e|line «CAP uh lihn», noun.
1. a woman's hat that has a soft, usually wide, brim: »

... capelines with great wavy brims raised to aureole the face (New York Times).

2. a surgical bandage which by its arrangement forms a kind of cap or bonnet.
3. a small skullcap of iron worn by archers in the Middle Ages.
[< Middle French capeline < Italian capellina little hat (diminutive) < cappa cap, hood < Late Latin cappa]

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