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The moveable roof and frame supporting the WINDSHAFT, SAILS and luffing gear in a TOWER or SMOCK MILL. This cap may have several different shapes most of which are not readily defined e.g. : boat, conical, dome, ogee, onion, pent, pepperpot etc and which may also possess regional variations of construction.

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Alternative terms

Term Language Region
calotte f (hollandaise), chapeau m, toiture, coiffe f French
Haube, Kappe f, Kappwerk n German
kap Dutch

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