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1) caper. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Slang : monkeyshine (often used in plural). See GOOD, WORK. To leap and skip about playfully: cavort, dance, frisk, frolic, gambol, rollick, romp. See WORK....

2) Caper. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The weather is so foul, not even a caper would venture out. A Manx proverb. A caper is a fisherman of Cape Clear in Ireland, who will venture out in almost any weather....

3) caper. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...caper, common name for members of the Capparidaceae, a family of tropical plants found chiefly in the Old World and closely related to the family Cruciferae (mustard...

4) Caper Merchant. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A dancing-master who cuts "capers." (See CUT CAPERS.) 1...

5) caper 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...used as a pungent condiment in sauces, relishes, and various other dishes. Middle English caperis, capar, from Latin capparis, from Greek kapparis....

6) caper 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang An illegal plot or enterprise, especially one involving theft. Inflected forms: caˇpered, caˇperˇing, caˇpers To leap or frisk about; frolic. Alteration of...

7) caper spurge. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An ornamental European spurge (Euphorbia lathyris) having a latex considered to be a potential source of hydrocarbons that can be converted into fuel....

8) 29. The rose did caper on her cheek. Part Three: Love. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...THE ROSE did caper on her cheek, Her bodice rose and fell, Her pretty speech, like drunken men, Did stagger pitiful. Her fingers fumbled at her work,— 5 Her needle...

9) frolic. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A mischievous act: antic, caper, joke, lark, prank1, trick. Informal : shenanigan. Slang : monkeyshine (often used in plural). See GOOD, WORK. 1. To leap and skip...

10) 309. Leap. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: LEAP, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, pole vault, leaping, saltation [rare]. CAPER; dance, curvet, caracole or caracol; gambade, gambado, gambol, frisk, prance,...

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