cloth cap

noun
a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak
Syn: ↑flat cap
Hypernyms: ↑cap

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cloth cap noun
A flat cap
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Main Entry:cloth

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cloth cap UK US noun [countable] [singular cloth cap plural cloth caps] british
a man’s flat cap (=hat) made from cloth or wool with a hard curved front part. It is sometimes considered to be typical of working-class men.
Thesaurus: hats and other things worn on the headhyponym parts of hatsmeronym

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ˌcloth ˈcap [cloth cap cloth caps] (also ˌflat ˈcap) (both BrE) noun
a soft cap, normally made of wool, traditionally a symbol of working men

The party has shed its cloth cap image

(= it is not just a working-class party any more)

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See also:flat cap

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cloth cap — cloth caps N COUNT A cloth cap is a soft flat cap with a stiff, curved part at the front called a peak. Cloth caps are usually worn by men …   English dictionary

  • cloth cap — n BrE a soft flat cap with a stiff pointed piece at the front …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cloth cap — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cloth cap : singular cloth cap plural cloth caps British a man s flat cap (= hat) made from cloth or wool with a hard curved front part. It is sometimes considered to be typical of working class men …   English dictionary

  • cloth-cap — /klawth kap , kloth /, adj. Brit. pertaining to or characteristic of the working class. [1850 55] * * * cloth capˈ adjective Symbolic of the working class • • • Main Entry: ↑cloth * * * cloth cap «KLTH KAP, KLOTH », adjective. British. of or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cloth cap — noun Brit. a man s flat woollen cap with a peak. ↘[as modifier] relating to or associated with the working class: Labour s traditional cloth cap image …   English new terms dictionary

  • cloth cap — noun (C) BrE a soft flat cap with a stiff pointed piece at the front …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cloth-cap — /klawth kap , kloth /, adj. Brit. pertaining to or characteristic of the working class. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cap badge — A cap badge, also known as head badge or hat badge, is a badge worn on uniform headgear and distinguishes the wearer s nationality and/or organisation. The wearing of cap badges is a convention commonly found among military and police forces, as… …   Wikipedia

  • cloth — n. (pl. cloths) 1 woven or felted material. 2 a piece of this. 3 a piece of cloth for a particular purpose; a tablecloth, dishcloth, etc. 4 woollen woven fabric as used for clothes. 5 a profession or status, esp. of the clergy, as shown by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 {Cope}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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