another name for cloth cap (def. 1)
an Elizabethan man's hat with a narrow down-turned brim
The Irritating History Of ALL CAPSHow did THIS become code for shouting in the first place? Should we decapitate caps altogether, or is there a place for it in our hearts and on our screens?
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The sight of a Londoners flat-cap was dreadful to a lob: a treble ruff threw a whole village into a sweat.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton