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bathing cap

[bey-th ing] /ˈbeɪ ðɪŋ/
a tight-fitting elastic cap, usually of rubber, worn to keep the hair dry while swimming and bathing.
Origin of bathing cap
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She slipped the bathing-cap in her pocket and slowly drew off her coat and hat.

    Highacres Jane Abbott
  • She found the bathing-cap for which she was hunting and started down the hall.

    Highacres Jane Abbott
  • Jennie, giving me only the tail of her glance, turned to her choice of a bathing-cap again—the yellow one or the green one.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for bathing-cap

bathing cap

a tight rubber cap worn by a swimmer to keep the hair dry
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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