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Capot \Ca*pot"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Capotted.] To win all the tricks from, in playing at piquet. [1913 Webster] ||


Capot \Ca*pot"\, n. [F.] A winning of all the tricks at the game of piquet. It counts for forty points.


n. A winning of all the tricks in the game of piquet, counting for forty points. vb. (context transitive English) To win all the tricks from, when playing at piquet.


Capot (1946-1974) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse sired by Menow out of the mare Piquet. Owned and bred by Greentree Stable, Capot was trained by John M. Gaver, Sr.

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They wear a capot or surcoat, made of a blanket, a striped cotton shirt, cloth trousers, or leathern leggins, moccasins of deer-skin, and a belt of variegated worsted, from which are suspended the knife, tobacco-pouch, and other implements.