Origin of skullcap
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No one outside his inner circle had been made aware, because the cut could be hidden under his skullcap.Conspiracy Theories: Why Did the Pope Really Quit?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 15, 2013
He does not wear a skullcap, the most prominent marker of Orthodox observance.Natan Sharansky Mediates Jerusalem’s Western Wall Dispute
February 6, 2013
And there this year was Melching, translating again, but this time the deep voice of Demba Diawara, an elderly imam in a skullcap.A Weekend of Fearless Women: Tina Brown on Women in the World Summit
March 12, 2012
He looked like a Frenchman, by the way, and always wore a skullcap.A Far Country, Complete
At one time he had had a fancy, for his health, to wear a sort of skullcap.Atrocious Judges
John Campbell, Baron Campbell
He took off his skullcap, and passed his hand over his soft white hair.The Devourers
Annie Vivanti Chartres
The merchant debated, removing his skullcap, smoothing his grizzled fringe of curls, fitting the cap on again deliberately.
Solly Gumble removed his skullcap, fluffed his scanty ring of curls, and drew on the cap again.
- 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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