bathing cap

[bey-thing]
noun
a tight-fitting elastic cap, usually of rubber, worn to keep the hair dry while swimming and bathing.

Origin:
1865–70

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bathing cap (ˈbeɪðɪŋ)
 
n
a tight rubber cap worn by a swimmer to keep the hair dry

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Use a bathing cap, ear plugs, or custom-fitted swim molds when swimming to keep water out of your ears.
All swimmers will receive goggles, bathing cap and a team t-shirt.
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