Cap*size" (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Capsized (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Capsizing.] [Cf. Sp. cabecear to nod, pitch, capuzar, chapuzar, to sink (a vessel) by the head; both fr. L. caput head.]

To upset or overturn, as a vessel or other body.

But what if carrying sail capsize the boat? Byron.

 

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Cap"size` (?), n.

An upset or overturn.

 

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