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Capo   /kˈɑpoʊ/   Listen
Capo

noun
1.
The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.






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"Capo" Quotes from Famous Books



... da capo, if ye please—Fill up your glass," and the chanson was chorussed with a strength and vigour that would have astonished ...
— The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Vol. 1 • Charles James Lever

... glanced at a paper. What had he done? He scarcely knew. He had lived and felt about him the fingers of the sun touching him like a lover. And he had chattered idly to Gaspare about Sicilian things, always Sicilian things; about the fairs and the festivals, Capo d'Anno and Carnevale, martedi grasso with its Tavulata, the solemn family banquet at which all the relations assemble and eat in company, the feasts of the different saints, the peasant marriages and baptisms, ...
— The Call of the Blood • Robert Smythe Hichens



Words linked to "Capo" :   top dog, head, chief



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