garrison cap

noun

Definition of garrison cap

: a visorless folding cap worn as part of a military uniform — compare service cap

Examples of garrison cap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the wall beside the door is a photo of Lambert in uniform, his Army garrison cap cocked at a rakish angle, a thin mustache on his upper lip. Washington Post, 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of garrison cap

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Garrison cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garrison%20cap. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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