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 Cap’uohin.Cap’ut Mor’tuum. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cap’ulet.
 
A noble house in Vero’na, the rival of that of Mon’tague (3 syl.); Juliet is of the former, and Romeo of the latter Lady Capulet is the beauideal of a proud Italian matron of the fifteenth century. The expression so familiar, “the tomb of all the Capulets,” is from Burke. (Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet.)   1
 


 Cap’uohin.Cap’ut Mor’tuum. 

 
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