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Cap-acquaintance (A)

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now called a bowing acquaintance. One just sufficiently known to bow to.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Cap (the verb)
Cap Verses (To)
Cap and Bells
Cap and Feather Days
Cap and Gown
Cap in Hand
Cap of Fools (The)
Cap of Liberty
Cap of Maintenance
Cap of Time
Cap-acquaintance (A)
Cap-money
Cap-a-pie
Capfull of Wind
Cape
Cape of Storms
Capel Court
Caper
Caper Merchant
Capet (Cap-pay)
Capital