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Capet (Cap-pay)

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Hugues, the founder of the French monarchy, was surnamed Capʹetus (clothed with a capot or monk’s hood), because he always wore a clerieal costume as abbot of St. Martin de Tours. This was considered the family name of the kings of France; hence, Louis XVI. was arraigned before the National Convention under the name of Louis Capet.

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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 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
Capital Fellow (A)
Capitals
Capite Censi
Capitulars
Capon
Capon (A)
Capon (A)
Capricorn
Captain

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Capet