garrison cap


Definition of garrison cap

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

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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, "For D-Day survivor, perhaps last trip to Omaha Beach," 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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