1. noun
    one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the
  2. adjective
    uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
  3. adjective
    of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries