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 Derek Carr watched the fourth quarter of the Raiders’ blowout loss to the Jets on Sunday from the sideline at MetLife Stadium, his helmet replaced with a stocking cap, having been removed by head coach Jon Gruden with his team trailing by 31 points. Matt Kawahara,, "Raiders’ Carr after blowout loss to Jets: ‘I want to win now’," 26 Nov. 2019 Cutts was on hand Friday night, decked out in his UCF sweats and stocking cap, to watch his former Jones teammates knock off Apopka. Chris Hays,, "UCF DL Raymond Cutts, a former Jones High standout, will redshirt this season," 6 Oct. 2019 Susp is a tall, thin, black male, wearing blue stocking cap, dark blue hooded jacket, dark pants, white shoes w/ red laces. Carina Julig, The Denver Post, "Aurora police seek suspect in Sunday night shooting on Alameda Avenue," 29 July 2019 Dressed in a green stocking cap and sipping an orange juice, Murray made sure to shake every single person's hand in the attendance before sitting down to take questions, only about a quarter of which had anything to do with the restaurant. Nick Kindelsperger,, "Bill Murray visits his Caddyshack restaurant in Chicago and doesn't disappoint," 17 Apr. 2018 They were filled with markers, pens, sketch pads, stocking caps, purses, hair bows, a necklace, a handmade quilt — and about 500 paper flowers. Allison Klein, Washington Post, "‘Daisies for Daisy’: 11-year-old battling cancer is showered with birthday gifts from strangers," 16 Apr. 2018 The man is white, wearing a red jacket, dark colored stocking cap, dark pants and black and white shoes. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Unruly dad cited at intermediate school wrestling match in West Allis," 8 Mar. 2018 Also, look for a Morpheus teddy bear with a nightcap, a blue-and-white stripe Morpheus stocking cap and light-up star and moon beads. Melinda Morris,, "Krewe of Morpheus: See throws you can catch Friday, Feb. 9," 9 Feb. 2018

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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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8 Dec 2019

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“Stocking cap.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 16 December 2019.

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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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