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bathing cap

[bey-th ing]
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noun
  1. a tight-fitting elastic cap, usually of rubber, worn to keep the hair dry while swimming and bathing.
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Origin of bathing cap

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for bathing cap

Historical Examples

  • She slipped the bathing-cap in her pocket and slowly drew off her coat and hat.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • She found the bathing-cap for which she was hunting and started down the hall.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • Jennie, giving me only the tail of her glance, turned to her choice of a bathing-cap again—the yellow one or the green one.


British Dictionary definitions for bathing cap

bathing cap

noun
  1. a tight rubber cap worn by a swimmer to keep the hair dry
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