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Cap off   /kæp ɔf/   Listen
Cap off

Finish or complete, as with some decisive action.

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"Cap off" Quotes from Famous Books

... I waited. She didn't answer. I got up finally, got my lousy new officer's cap off the TV set and went over to the door. I opened the door. I ...
— The Very Black • Dean Evans

... tane the laird's jack of his back, The twa-handed sword that hang leugh by his thigh; He has tane the steel cap off his head; 'Johnie, I'le tel my master ...
— Ballads of Scottish Tradition and Romance - Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Third Series • Various

... disappointed; for, as he ranged up alongside, the natives as one man rose to their feet, and in an instant some thirty spears were hurtling toward him. He had probably never been much nearer death than he was at that moment, for the spears flew all round him, one of them actually sweeping the cap off his head; but he remained untouched. Leslie at once raised his rifle to his shoulder, and selecting as a mark the individual who wielded the steering-paddle—in whom he instantly recognised the ci-devant Cuffy, with Sambo standing next to him—fired. The savage flung ...
— Dick Leslie's Luck - A Story of Shipwreck and Adventure • Harry Collingwood

... to explain. "You see, it wasn't until the show was all over that Thompson discovered that he had forgotten to take the cap off the lens." ...
— Where the Strange Trails Go Down • E. Alexander Powell

... as if he had been congealed for a moment. Then, as if frightened, he suddenly shook himself. He shrank and stooped, and as he took his cap off he revealed an unkempt, tousled head of hair; he mumbled something, slipped away among the bushes, and disappeared quietly—like a fairy of ...
— The Created Legend • Feodor Sologub

Words linked to "Cap off" :   wrap up, mop up, finish off, polish off, clear up, finish up, get through

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