cloth cap


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

1850–55 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cloth cap
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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