cloth-cap

[klawth-kap, kloth-]

Origin of cloth-cap

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for cloth cap

cloth cap

noun British
  1. Also called: flat cap a flat woollen cap with a stiff peak
  2. informal
    1. a symbol of working-class ethos or origin
    2. (as modifier)cloth-cap attitudes
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