service cap


: a flat-topped visor cap worn as part of a military uniform compare garrison cap

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And blowing a whistle, a proletarian prophet in a red service cap. Ostap Kin, The New York Review of Books, 23 Mar. 2022 Thomas Redgate shows a smiling 24-year-old, a service cap crowning his head, a tan tie and shirt underneath his dress uniform. Denise Coffey, USA TODAY, 16 Sep. 2021 In the second week of witness testimony, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo took the witness stand in uniform, holding his service cap in a crooked arm. Eric Ferkenhoff, USA TODAY, 21 Apr. 2021 Nearly everyone wears a service cap: Army, Navy, Marines, World War II, Korea, Vietnam. Donald Bradley, kansascity, 22 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of service cap was in 1826

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“Service cap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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