Black"cap` (?), n.

1. Zool. (a)

A small European song bird (Sylvia atricapilla), with a black crown; the mock nightingale.

(b)

An American titmouse (Parus atricapillus); the chickadee.

2. Cookery

An apple roasted till black, to be served in a dish of boiled custard.

3.

The black raspberry.

 

© Webster 1913.

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