cloth cap

cloth-cap

[klawth-kap, kloth-]
adjective British.
pertaining to or characteristic of the working class.

Origin:
1850–55

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cloth cap
 
n
1.  Also called: flat cap a flat woollen cap with a stiff peak
2.  informal
 a.  a symbol of working-class ethos or origin
 b.  (as modifier): cloth-cap attitudes

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