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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​c|Definitions under C]]
 +====== Capping a Man ======
 +Wrapping one of the [[b:​blankets|blankets]] with which the [[p:​pelts|pelt]] [[b:​balls|balls]] are capped about a man's head, and tying it round his neck. This most filthy and disgusting punishment is very rarely inflicted in a press room; yet I have read an account of a trial at the Old Bailey for an assault, in which this act was the ground of offence. ​