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A large high frilly cap with a full crown, worn indoors by women in the 1700s and early 1800s.
[Probably mob, mobcap (possibly from Dutch mopmuts, cap : obsolete Dutch mop-, to cover up + muts, cap) + cap.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's large cotton cap with a pouched crown and usually a frill, worn esp during the 18th century. Often shortened to: mob
[C18: from obsolete mob woman, esp a loose-living woman, + cap]
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a soft cloth cap with a full crown and a ruffled edge, formerly worn indoors by women.
[1785–95; perhaps mob slattern (itself perhaps variant of Mab for Mabel) + cap1]
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mobcap[ˈmɒbkæp] N → cofia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (Hist) → (Spitzen)haube f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
mobcap[ˈmɒbˌkæp] n → cuffia (da donna) con pizzi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995