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watch cap

noun
1.
U.S. Navy. a dark-blue, knitted woolen cap with a turned-up cuff worn by enlisted personnel on duty in cold weather.
2.
any wool or woollike cap resembling this and sold commercially in various colors.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Also included a dark colored heavy cotton hooded sweatshirt and a pair of sweat pants and a navy watch cap for cold nights.
  • There was a brisk wind and he pulled his watch cap down over his ears.
  • The armed prisoner wore a watch cap, green fatigue shirt, and khaki pants.
British Dictionary definitions for watch cap

watch cap

noun
1.
a knitted navy-blue woollen cap worn by seamen in cold weather
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