stocking cap


Definition of stocking cap

: a long knitted cone-shaped cap with a tassel or pom-pom worn especially for winter sports or play

Examples of stocking cap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Photos contained in the affidavit show the person identified as Gould at several points inside the building, often alongside Laurens, who wore a distinctive, bright-orange stocking cap. Chris Joyner, ajc, 16 Mar. 2022 Tim, who traded his cowboy hat for an 1883 stocking cap, shared some tidbits with his fans on Instagram. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 6 Mar. 2022 The suspect is described as a Black man, 50 to 59 years old, in a stocking cap, black sunglasses and a gray coat and carrying a blue bag. Graydon Megan,, 7 Jan. 2022 Ford maintains a slender build and youthful appearance, roaming L.A. Live on a recent day in a black stocking cap, blue hoodie, gray basketball shorts and white leggings. Los Angeles Times, 5 Dec. 2021 In one photo posted on Twitter, Ryan wears an American flag scarf and Trump stocking cap in front of a broken Capitol building window while holding up a peace sign. Rick Rouan, USA TODAY, 5 Nov. 2021 Officers were unable to locate the suspect, described as a male in his 20s wearing a black trench coat and black stocking cap. Star Tribune Staff, Star Tribune, 24 Apr. 2021 Then, a young woman wearing only a face mask and stocking cap appeared. oregonlive, 2 Apr. 2021 With Bridgewater watching from the sideline in a stocking cap, Walker threw three interceptions of his own. Luke Johnson,, 3 Jan. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of stocking cap

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stocking cap was circa 1897

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