from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's cape, usually short, with points in front.
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- n. A woman's cape
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman's cape; especially, a fur cape that is longer in front than behind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman's long narrow cape or tippet, with ends coming down to a point in front, usually of silk or lace, or of the material of the dress.
- n. A form of ladies' neckwear.
French pèlerine, from feminine of pèlerin, pilgrim, from Late Latin pelegrīnus; see pilgrim.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)