a soft cloth cap with a full crown, fitting down over the ears and frequently tying beneath the chin, formerly worn indoors by women.
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How to use mobcap in a sentence
A slight figure in a light dress and mob cap appeared on the first wide landing.The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
A Mob-Cap was once upon a time a picturesque finish to a pretty face, and it was of home-manufacture.
Now go behind that screen and put on the sprigged cotton frock you will find there, with a muslin fichu and a mob cap.Olive in Italy | Moray Dalton
Or safe in a married state you might wear a mob-cap in to breakfast.Hints to Pilgrims | Charles Stephen Brooks
The Person was a handsome woman, attired negligently in what was called a sacque, with a mob-cap.Girlhood and Womanhood | Sarah Tytler
British Dictionary definitions for mobcap
a woman's large cotton cap with a pouched crown and usually a frill, worn esp during the 18th century: Often shortened to: mob
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