watch-cap

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:
1885–90

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watch cap
 
n
a knitted navy-blue woollen cap worn by seamen in cold weather

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