- (obsolete except in dialects) a horse
Etymology: Old Norse kapall, from Latin caballus.
- Late C14: "Herkne, my broí¾er, herkne, by í¾y feií¾! / Herestow nat how í¾at í¾e cartere seií¾? / Hent it anon, for he haí¾ yeve it í¾ee,/ Boí¾e hey and cart, and eek his caples í¾re." " Geoffrey Chaucer, The Friar's Tale
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