- (obsolete) Pertaining to a hat with a high pointed crown.
- O fine villain! A silken doublet, a velvet hose, a scarlet cloak, and a hat! O, I am undone! I am undone! While I play the good husband at home, my son and my servant spend all at the university. " Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew'', s:The_Taming_of_the_Shrew
Etymology: Perhaps an alteration of captain.
- SCENE_I._Padua._Before_LUCENTIO.27S_house., Act 5, Scene 1.
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