U.S. Navy. a dark-blue, knitted woolen cap with a turned-up cuff worn by enlisted personnel on duty in cold weather.
any wool or woollike cap resembling this and sold commercially in various colors.
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- watch and ward,
- watch chain,
- watch committee,
- watch fire,
- watch guard,
- watch it
Origin of watch cap
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for watch cap
He turned on his light, and quickly gathered together his hockey sweater, his watch-cap, and an old pair of trousers.
"He's a deader," said one of the men, pulling off his watch-cap.
a knitted navy-blue woollen cap worn by seamen in cold weather
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