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overseas cap

noun, Military
a wedge-shaped cap of cotton or woolen fabric, worn as part of the service uniform.
Also called flight cap, garrison cap. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The man frowned, pulled his overseas cap down over his forehead, where the hair grew very low, and looked about him mysteriously.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • Our experts on this side of the water were not satisfied with the overseas cap.

  • The officers' overseas cap will be the same model as that worn by the men, but the material will be that of the officers' uniform.

  • The driver was a colored youth in a khaki shirt and an overseas cap, and his wagon was a horseless affair, huge and covered.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates
  • He recovered his breath, saluted ceremoniously, readjusted his overseas cap to the proper angle.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • The sweat ran down his close-clipped head under the overseas cap and streamed into his eyes and down the sides of his nose.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • Farrel removed his overseas cap and ran long fingers through his hair.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne

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