watch cap

noun

Definition of watch cap

: a knitted close-fitting usually navy-blue cap worn especially by enlisted men in the U.S. navy in cold or stormy weather

First Known Use of watch cap

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Watch cap.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watch%20cap. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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