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cloth cap

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: flat cap a flat woollen cap with a stiff peak
2. (Sociology) informal
a. a symbol of working-class ethos or origin
b. (as modifier): cloth-cap attitudes.
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Noun1.cloth cap - a flat woolen cap with a stiff peakcloth cap - a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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cloth cap

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Both had dark faces, set off by cloth caps, which were drawn down aslant over their brows.
They spurred on to overtake him; but he was better mounted on a fresher steed, and kept at a wary distance, reconnoitring them with evident distrust; for the wild dress of the free trappers, their leggings, blankets, and cloth caps garnished with fur and topped off with feathers, even their very elf-locks and weather-bronzed complexions, gave them the look of Indians rather than white men, and made him mistake them for a war party of some hostile tribe.
He had wound a red handkerchief round his cloth cap to give it the air of a turban, and his red comforter across his breast as a scarf,--an amount of red which, with the tremendous frown on his brow, and the decision with which he grasped the sword, as he held it with its point resting on the ground, would suffice to convey an approximate idea of his fierce and bloodthirsty disposition.
In addition, his cloth cap had been replaced by a soft hat, which she commanded him to put on and then complimented him on his appearance.
In his tweed suit and cloth cap he looked like any other tourist upon the moor, and he had contrived, with that catlike love of personal cleanliness which was one of his characteristics, that his chin should be as smooth and his linen as perfect as if he were in Baker Street.
He wore a flat gray cloth cap, a dingy wool-colored greatcoat, and cowhide boots.
As he stepped into the circle of yellow light thrown by the lantern she saw that he was a person of gentlemanly bearing, dressed in a gray suit of tweeds, with a cloth cap. He wore gaiters, and carried a heavy stick with a knob to it.
Sherlock Holmes was pacing up and down the platform, his tall, gaunt figure made even gaunter and taller by his long grey travelling-cloak and close-fitting cloth cap.
He was dressed like a gentleman, in Norfolk jacket and knickerbockers, with a cloth cap upon his head.
The men wearing flat cloth caps, With head squares for the ladies, Children played hopscotch and marbles, And big black prams held babies.
When I started work all my mentors, products of the first 40 years of the last century, wore cloth caps and, incidentally, every one of them smoked either cigarettes or a pipe.
Heckingbottom, who will be confirmed as Oakwell's permanent chief after the game, revealed: "When we played at Wembley in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final last month, the vast majority of our followers wore cloth caps.