deerstalker cap
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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  • deerstalker cap — noun see deerstalker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deerstalker hat — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deerstalker — noun Date: 1870 a close fitting hat with a visor at the front and the back and with earflaps that may be worn up or down called also deerstalker cap, deerstalker hat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deerstalker — ► NOUN ▪ a soft cloth cap, originally worn for hunting, with peaks in front and behind and ear flaps which can be tied together over the top …   English terms dictionary

  • deerstalker — [dir′stôk΄ər] n. 1. a hunter who stalks deer 2. a hunter s cap with a visor in front and in back …   English World dictionary

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  • deerstalker — deerstalking, n. /dear staw keuhr/, n. 1. a person who stalks deer. 2. Also called fore and after. a close fitting woolen cap having a visor in front and in back, with earflaps usually raised and tied on top of the crown, worn as a hunting cap:… …   Universalium

  • deerstalker — n. one who hunts deer; type of hunter s cap …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deerstalker — noun a soft cloth cap, originally worn for hunting, with peaks in front and behind and ear flaps which can be tied together over the top …   English new terms dictionary

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