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Whitecap   Listen
noun
Whitecap  n.  
1.
(Zool.)
(a)
The European redstart; so called from its white forehead.
(b)
The whitethroat; so called from its gray head.
(c)
The European tree sparrow.
2.
A wave whose crest breaks into white foam, as when the wind is freshening.
3.
A member of a self-appointed vigilance committee attempting by lynch-law methods to drive away or coerce persons obnoxious to it. Some early ones wore white hoods or masks. (U. S.)






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