stocking cap

noun
Updated on: 1 Apr 2018

Definition of stocking cap

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

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First Known Use of stocking cap

circa 1897

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STOCKING CAP Defined for English Language Learners

stocking cap

Definition of stocking cap for English Language Learners

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


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