Deerstalker
Deerstalker Deer"stalk`er, n. 1. One who practices deerstalking. [1913 Webster]

2. A close-fitting cap, usually woolen, such as is worn in deerstalking, having a low crown and visors both in front and back, and having earflaps which are usually worn tied together over the top; also called {fore-and-after}, {deerstalker hat} and {deerstalker cap}; a hunter's cap; formerly also used for any stiff, round hat. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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