Meaning of capo


Pronunciation: (kā'pō), [key]
— pl. -pos.
  1. any of various devices for a guitar, lute, banjo, etc., that when clamped or screwed down across the strings at a given fret will raise each string a corresponding number of half tones.
  2. the nut of a guitar, lute, banjo, etc. Also called


Pronunciation: (kä'pō, kap'ō), [key]
— pl. -pos.
  1. the chief of a branch of the Mafia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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