- a cap with a long visor, worn by jockeys.
Origin of jockey cap
First recorded in 1740–50
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Examples from the Web for jockey cap
Another favorite is a jockey-cap, made of the same cloth as that of the habit.The American Horsewoman
She wore a sort of jockey-cap, with a mannish air, on her thick twists of ruddy-gold hair.Footsteps of Fate
She reined in the colt, adjusted her jockey-cap, and pulled her dog-skin gauntlets further over her sleeves.Flint
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
- a cap with a long peak projecting from the forehead
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