(sĕr´ė`vĭs; G. tsĕr`ẽ`vēs´)
n.1.A small visorless cap, worn by members of German student corps. It is made in the corps colors, and usually bears the insignia of the corps.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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