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Juliet cap

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noun

a skullcap, often set with pearls or other gems, worn by women for semiformal or bridal wear.

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Origin of Juliet cap

1905–10; named after Juliet, the heroine of Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet
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British Dictionary definitions for Juliet cap

Juliet cap
/ (ˈdʒuːlɪɪt) /

noun

a close-fitting decorative cap, worn esp by brides

Word Origin for Juliet cap

C20: after the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1594)
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