1. at all points from head to foot
    he was armed cap-a-pie
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How To Use cap-a-pie In A Sentence

  • I am not sure that we did not half expect to meet M. de St. Vallier himself, (a good baronial name) cap-a-pie at the barbacan gate, his lance in rest, and his visor down, like Sir Boucicault, or the Lord de Roye, or the doughtiest of Froissart's heroes. Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone Made During the Year 1819
  • At the head of the party rode the Earl and his brother side by side, each clad cap-a-pie in a suit of Milan armor, the cuirass of each covered with a velvet juppon embroidered in silver with the arms and quarterings of the Beaumonts. Men of Iron
  • Will Cary, who, clad cap-a-pie in a shining armor, sword on thigh, and helmet at saddle-bow, looked as gallant a young gentleman as ever Bideford dames peeped at from door and window. Westward Ho!
  • I am armed cap-a-pie; today I open the campaign, and in forty-eight hours I shall have made great progress. Eve and David
  • You are vogue and beautiful epigone, yearn for the perfect outline of cap-a-pie , blossom a glorious of unapproachable evil spirit be puzzled.
  • A celestial cavalier, armed cap-a-pie, preceded by a celestial flambeau, descends from the height of the empyrean, conducts the publican to the lake in the midst of storms, drives away all the soldiers who guard the shore, and gives Theodotus time to fish up the seven old women and to bury them. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • he was armed cap-a-pie
  • Then the gate opened, and the Earl of Alban entered, clad cap-a-pie in a full suit of magnificent Milan armor without juppon or adornment of any kind. Men of Iron
  • Whenever I experience this, whenever a laconic sourness is thrust into my spirit, I close my eyes and seek for something inside me that can anchor me against the unpleasant wave that threatens to engulf me, cap-a-pie. Notes from the peanut gallery
  • Along the brink of the bog, picking their road among crumbling rocks and green spongy springs, a company of English soldiers are pushing fast, clad cap-a-pie in helmet and quilted jerkin, with arquebus on shoulder, and pikes trailing behind them; stern steadfast men, who, two years since, were working the guns at Westward Ho!
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