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Definitions of capo in various dictionaries:

noun - the head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate

A small movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar or similar instrument so as to raise the pitch of all the strings uniformly.

noun - a pitch-raising device for fretted instruments

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Possible Jeopardy Clues
Italian word for the boss of a family; he may aspire to be one "di tutti capi", "of all bosses"
Possible Dictionary Clues
a clamp fastened across all the strings of a fretted musical instrument to raise their tuning by a chosen amount.
the head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate
A small movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar or similar instrument so as to raise the pitch of all the strings uniformly.
The head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate.
A clamp fastened across all the strings of a fretted musical instrument to raise their tuning by a chosen amount.
The head of a crime syndicate, especially the Mafia, or a branch of one.
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Capo description
A capo (short for capodastro, capo tasto or capotasto [kapotasto], Italian for "head of fretboard";
* Spanish: cejilla [e.xi.a]; French: capodastre; German: Kapodaster; Portuguese: capodastro, Serbo-Croatian: kapodaster) is a device used on the neck of a stringed (typically fretted) instrument to shorten the playable length of the strings, hence raising the pitch. It is a common tool for players of guitars, mandolins, banjos, and ukuleles. The word derives from the Italian "capotasto" which means the nut of a stringed instrument. The earliest known use of the term "capotasto" is by Giovanni Battista Doni who, in his Annotazioni of 1640, uses it to describe the nut of a viola da gamba.
* The first patented capo was designed by James Ashborn of Wolcottville, Connecticut.Musicians commonly use a capo to raise the pitch of a fretted instrument so they can play in a different key using the same fingerings as playing open (i.e., without a capo). In effect, a capo uses a fret of an instrument t
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