Flat-cap
Flat-cap Flat"-cap`, n. A kind of low-crowned cap formerly worn by all classes in England, and continued in London after disuse elsewhere; -- hence, a citizen of London. --Marston. [1913 Webster]

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  • Flat cap — Side View Flat Cap Frontal A flat cap is a rounde …   Wikipedia

  • Flat cap — Cap Cap (k[a^]p), n. [OE. cappe, AS. c[ae]ppe, cap, cape, hood, fr. LL, cappa, capa; perhaps of Iberian origin, as Isidorus of Seville mentions it first: Capa, quia quasi totum capiat hominem; it. capitis ornamentum. See 3d {Cape}, and cf. 1st… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flat cap — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat|cap — «FLAT KAP», noun. 1. a round cap with a low, flat crown, worn in the 1500 s and 1600 s by Londoners. 2. a person wearing such a cap; a London citizen …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat cap — flat caps N COUNT A flat cap is the same as a cloth cap. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • flat cap — n BrE a cap made of cloth, with a stiff piece that sticks out at the front …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flat cap — noun a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak • Syn: ↑cloth cap • Hypernyms: ↑cap * * * flat cap noun 1. A low crowned hat worn by London citizens in the 16c and 17c 2. Hence, a London citizen or apprentice 3. A cloth cap, an unstiffened ca …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat cap — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flat cap : singular flat cap plural flat caps British a man s cloth hat with a narrow brim at the front, often considered to show that someone is working class …   English dictionary

  • flat cap — noun A mans cap made from wool, tweed, or other soft material. It has a small peak and fits snugly tight to the wearers head. Popular with outdoor country sportsmen, farmers, and workers, particularly in the north of England …   Wiktionary

  • flat cap — noun (C) BrE a cap made of cloth, with a stiff piece that sticks out at the front …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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