jockey cap

Origin of jockey cap

First recorded in 1740–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for jockey cap

Historical Examples of jockey cap

  • Another favorite is a jockey-cap, made of the same cloth as that of the habit.

  • She wore a sort of jockey-cap, with a mannish air, on her thick twists of ruddy-gold hair.

    Footsteps of Fate

    Louis Couperus

  • She reined in the colt, adjusted her jockey-cap, and pulled her dog-skin gauntlets further over her sleeves.


    Maud Wilder Goodwin

  • He wore a jockey-cap, one side of the peak of which was shaved off by a ball, close to his temple, yet did him no other injury.

  • Lulu enters lower left in a jockey-cap, red jacket, white leather breeches and riding boots, a riding cape over her shoulders.

    Pandora's Box

    Frank Wedekind

British Dictionary definitions for jockey cap

jockey cap

  1. a cap with a long peak projecting from the forehead
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