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jockey cap

a cap with a long visor, worn by jockeys.
Origin of jockey cap
First recorded in 1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • The dome of the wheat market is an English jockey cap, on a grand scale.

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • He was a fine, alert figure, and wore a jockey cap over his gray hair.

  • The jockey cap with its big peak well pulled down over her head would add materially to her disguise.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Nelse swept the jockey cap over his feet in a profound bow, and sauntered around the house.

    The Bondwoman Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Among the stalagmites are a few of beehive shape; but there is one named the jockey cap, an extraordinary specimen for bigness.

    A Month in Yorkshire Walter White
  • To top her off, she had a jockey cap; and—believe me—I'd of played her mount acrost the board.

    Gullible's Travels, Etc. Ring W. Lardner
  • In like manner, I would have all admirals painted in a frock and jockey cap, like landed gentlemen.

British Dictionary definitions for jockey cap

jockey cap

a cap with a long peak projecting from the forehead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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