Monmouth cap

noun

Definition of Monmouth cap

: a flat round cap formerly worn by soldiers and sailors did good service … wearing leeks in their Monmouth caps which your Majesty know to this hour is an honourable badge of the service— Shakespeare

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History and Etymology for Monmouth cap

from Monmouth, England

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“Monmouth cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monmouth%20cap. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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