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jockey cap

a cap with a long visor, worn by jockeys.
Origin of jockey cap
1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Lulu enters lower left in a jockey-cap, red jacket, white leather breeches and riding boots, a riding cape over her shoulders.

    Pandora's Box Frank Wedekind
  • She reined in the colt, adjusted her jockey-cap, and pulled her dog-skin gauntlets further over her sleeves.

    Flint Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • She wore a sort of jockey-cap, with a mannish air, on her thick twists of ruddy-gold hair.

    Footsteps of Fate Louis Couperus
  • He wore a jockey-cap, one side of the peak of which was shaved off by a ball, close to his temple, yet did him no other injury.

  • Another favorite is a jockey-cap, made of the same cloth as that of the habit.

    The American Horsewoman Elizabeth Karr
British Dictionary definitions for jockey-cap

jockey cap

a cap with a long peak projecting from the forehead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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