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beanie

[bee-nee] /ˈbi ni/
noun
1.
a skullcap, often brightly colored, worn especially by children and by college freshmen, especially in the 1940s.
Origin of beanie
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; bean + -ie
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beanie

/ˈbiːnɪ/
noun (pl) beanies
1.
a round close-fitting hat resembling a skullcap
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n.

"small, close-fitting hat," 1940, from bean (n.) in the slang sense of "head" + -ie.

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