Origin of skullcap
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He removed his skull-cap as he approached, and said, "The Count Tasseroni, at your orders."The Fortunes Of Glencore
Charles James Lever
And, now, if you will give me that pigtail, I will try to sew it to this skull-cap.
Charlie did so, but as he was without a skull-cap, his European forehead was most noticeable.
The rebbe exchanges his skull-cap for his street cap, is about to go.The Promised Land
Down with the skull-cap; the priests are the cause of our trouble!The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
- a rounded brimless hat fitting the crown of the head
- the nontechnical name for calvaria
- any of various perennial plants of the genus Scutellaria, esp S. galericulata, that typically have helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
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Word Origin and History for skull-cap
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