bishop's cap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bishop's cap any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bishop's cap (Bot) A plant of the genus Mitella; miterwort.
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Usage

In literature:

They wore red sleeves, white aprons, and a cap like a bishop's miter over their golden hair.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Then with a white cape of Bishop's lawn, and a white cap and apron, we'll make you into the most charming little Quaker maiden imaginable.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
The black-cap was a special favourite of Bessie's and of the Bishop's.
"Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind" by Frances Martin
They wore red sleeves, white aprons, and a cap like a bishop's mitre over their golden hair.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
They wore red sleeves, white aprons, and a cap like a bishop's mitre over their golden hair.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
It was a cap of metal, shaped like a huge acorn cup, or a bishop's mitre.
"The Soul Stealer" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

Therefore, at Pentecost, which brings
The Spring, clothed like a bride,
When nestling buds unfold their wings,
And bishop's-caps have golden rings,
Musing upon many things,
I sought the woodlands wide.
"Voices Of The Night : Prelude" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow