Definition of Flat cap

1. Noun. A flat woolen cap with a stiff peak.

Exact synonyms: Cloth Cap
Generic synonyms: Cap

Definition of Flat cap

1. Noun. Popular with outdoor country sportsmen, farmers, and workers, particularly in the north of England. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flat Cap

flat-topped white aster
flat affect
flat arch
flat as a pancake
flat back four
flat bench
flat bone
flat call
flat called
flat calling
flat calls
flat cap (current term)
flat caps
flat chat
flat chest
flat coat
flat condyloma
flat earther
flat earthers
flat feet
flat file
flat files
flat flap
flat hand
flat iron
flat irons

Literary usage of Flat cap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-taylor of London, from A.D by Henry Machyn (1848)
"... Holbein is engraved in the beautiful work by Chamberlain : it represents him in singular dishabille, with a bald head, surmounted by a flat cap. P. 176. ..."

2. Christian Iconography: Or, The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages by Adolphe Napoléon Didron (1851)
"INI; A flat cap, OR CASQUETTE. Not one among all the angels sculptured or painted in the church of Notre Dame de Brou, at Bourg, has a nimbus; ..."

3. Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Fairholt (1885)
"He wears a very flat cap, the original of the pired on the heads of our ... wears a flat-cap of a scarlet colour. Such an one is alluded to by Pride in ..."

4. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"Flat-cap? hark in your ear, sir, y'are a flat fool, an ass, a gull, ... the hands of Spaniards : for the sight of a flat-cap was more ' dreadful! to a Lob, ..."

5. The Ancient British Drama by Robert Dodsley (1810)
"When do you show those pieces i Omnes. Presently, sir, presently, we are but charging them. Fust. Come, sirrah, you *5 flat cap, where be those whites ? ..."

6. General Laws of the State of Texas by Texas (1876)
"flat cap paper—twelve pounds to the ream, $5. per ream; fourteen pounds to the ream, $5.90 per ream ; sixteen poun to the ream, $6.75 per ream; ..."

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