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English → English (WordNet) Definition: capital letter capital letter n : one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; “printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters” [syn: capital, upper case, upper-case letter, majuscule] [ant: small letter]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Capital letter Capital \Cap"i*tal\, a. [F. capital, L. capitalis capital (in senses 1 & 2), fr. caput head. See Chief, and cf. Capital, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the head. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Needs must the Serpent now his capital bruise Expect with mortal pain. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having reference to, or involving, the forfeiture of the head or life; affecting life; punishable with death; as, capital trials; capital punishment. [1913 Webster] Many crimes that are capital among us. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To put to death a capital offender. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. First in importance; chief; principal. [1913 Webster] A capital article in religion --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Whatever is capital and essential in Christianity. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 4. Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation; as, Washington and Paris are capital cities. [1913 Webster] 5. Of first rate quality; excellent; as, a capital speech or song. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Capital letter [F, lettre capitale] (Print.), a leading or heading letter, used at the beginning of a sentence and as the first letter of certain words, distinguished, for the most part, both by different form and larger size, from the small (lower-case) letters, which form the greater part of common print or writing. Small capital letters have the form of capital letters and height of the body of the lower-case letters. Capital stock, money, property, or stock invested in any business, or the enterprise of any corporation or institution. --Abbott. Syn: Chief; leading; controlling; prominent. [1913 Webster]


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