cap of maintenance

  1. a ceremonial cap or hat worn or carried as a symbol of office, rank, etc

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How to use cap of maintenance in a sentence

  • Finally, after some minutes' wait, a frail, white-haired man in a little black cap-of-maintenance appeared in the screen.

    Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
  • He wore fur-lined slippers and a loose robe with a fur collar, and his little black cap-of-maintenance.

    Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper