redcap

noun
red·​cap | \ ˈred-ˌkap How to pronounce redcap (audio) \

Definition of redcap

: a baggage porter (as at a railroad station) — compare skycap

First Known Use of redcap

1911, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Redcap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redcap. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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