watch cap
noun Date: 1886 a knitted close-fitting usually navy-blue cap worn especially by enlisted men in the United States navy in cold or stormy weather

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  • watch cap — watch′ cap n. mil a usu. dark blue, knitted woolen cap with a turned up cuff worn esp. by naval enlisted personnel • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • watch cap — ☆ watch cap n. a closefitting, knitted wool cap of a kind worn by sailors during cold weather …   English World dictionary

  • watch cap — noun a knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather • Hypernyms: ↑cap * * * noun : a knitted close fitting navy blue cap worn especially by enlisted men in the United States Navy in cold or stormy weather * * * 1. U.S. Navy …   Useful english dictionary

  • watch cap — noun A knitted cap, such as the one worn by a seaman when on watch. Syn: knit hat, knit cap, sock cap, stocking cap, skull cap, skully, snow hat, snow cap, ski cap, tossle cap, woolly hat, wooly hat, chook, beanie, tuque, toboggan …   Wiktionary

  • watch cap — 1. U.S. Navy. a dark blue, knitted woolen cap with a turned up cuff worn by enlisted personnel on duty in cold weather. 2. any wool or woollike cap resembling this and sold commercially in various colors. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • watch cap — wool cap that covers the head and neck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • watch cap — noun chiefly N. Amer. a close fitting knitted cap of a kind worn by sailors in cold weather …   English new terms dictionary

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  • cap|per — «KAP uhr», noun. 1. a person or device that makes caps or fixes caps in position. 2. U.S. Slang. a) a confederate in a gambling game. b) a dummy bidder at an auction. 3. U.S. Slang. an ending or climax: »The capper comes when everyone is gathered …   Useful english dictionary

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