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 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, "Twin Cities metro police blotter, April 25," 24 Apr. 2021 Then, a young woman wearing only a face mask and stocking cap appeared. oregonlive, "The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Dave Killen wins ‘Best of the West’ photo contest," 2 Apr. 2021 With Bridgewater watching from the sideline in a stocking cap, Walker threw three interceptions of his own. Luke Johnson,, "Teddy Bridgewater pulled from Panthers-Saints game because of an ankle injury," 3 Jan. 2021 The Jakarta Composite Index of shares stocks capped the biggest monthly loss in almost two years in January and was near an eight-month low as foreign investors dumped the nation’s shares. Fathiya Dahrul,, "CVC-Backed Softex Considers Indonesian IPO Delay on Virus Concern," 13 Mar. 2020 The assailant put something like a stocking cap over her head and the SUV took numerous turns for several minutes. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Two Milwaukee men accused of using a dating app to lure 5 girls and young women into a gang rape," 6 Feb. 2020 He was decked out in Buttigieg gear, including a jacket and stocking cap, and thought the energy was high for Buttigieg. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "Buttigieg declares victory in Iowa amid delay of Democratic caucus results," 4 Feb. 2020 Traders are taking a breather after stocks capped a milestone-setting week. Jessica Menton, USA TODAY, "Is the stock market closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?," 20 Jan. 2020 With temperatures in the high 50s, Southern Californians wearing hoodies and stocking caps shivered around her. Los Angeles Times, "Rose Parade celebrates diversity with Rita Moreno, Los Lobos and Maria from ‘Sesame Street’," 1 Jan. 2020

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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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“Stocking cap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stocking cap

US : a knitted close-fitting cap that sometimes has a decorative part (called a tassel or pom-pom) at the top

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