watch cap


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watch cap

n.
1. A dark blue knitted cap worn in cold weather by enlisted naval personnel.
2. A similar close-fitting knitted cap.

watch cap

n
(Nautical Terms) a knitted navy-blue woollen cap worn by seamen in cold weather

watch′ cap`


n.
a usu. dark blue, knitted woolen cap with a turned-up cuff worn esp. by naval enlisted personnel.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.watch cap - a knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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