Cap


Cap

A cap is a form of headgear. Caps have crowns that fit closer than hats and have no brim or only a visor. They are typically designed for warmth and, when including a visor, blocking sunlight from the eyes.

Types of cap

* Ascot cap
* Ayam
* Baseball cap
* Beanie
* Beret
* Biretta
* Cap of Maintenance
* Civil Air Patrol
* Civil War cap (also known as rebel cap)
* Coif
* Combination cap (also known as service cap)
* Cricket cap
* Do-rag
* Dutch cap
* Engineer cap
* Fez
* Fiddler cap (also known as Dutch Boy)
* Fitted cap
* Flat cap
* Garrison cap
* Glengarry
* Greek fisherman's cap
* International cap
* John Lennon cap
* Kepi
* Kippah (also known as yarmulke)
* Kufi (also known as a kofia, African cap worn with a dashiki)
* Muir cap
* Newsboy cap
* Nightcap
* Nurse cap
* Patrol cap
* Shako
* Square academic cap
* Tam
* Tam o'shanter
* Taqiyah (cap), worn by Muslim males
* Tubeteika
* Tuque or Stocking cap
* Welder's cap
* Yachting cap
* Zucchetto

ee also

* List of hats and headgear

External links

* [http://www.hatsuk.com/skullcaps.pdf "My Kingdom for a Crown: An Around-the-World History of the Skullcap and its Modern Socio-Political Significance"] , by Reverend Antonio Hernandez (pdf) -- a thorough history of the skullcap, with chapters on the yarmulke and the beanie among others.


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  • cap — cap …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • cap — cap·no·di·a·ce·ae; cap·no·di·um; cap·pa; cap·pagh; cap·pa·ri·da·ce·ae; cap·pa·ris; cap·pe·len·ite; cap·pel·let·ti; cap·pie; cap·po; cap·py; cap·ra; cap·ral·de·hyde; cap·rate; cap·ric; cap·ri·cor·nis; cap·ri·dae; cap·ri·fi·cate; cap·ri·fi·ca·tion; …   English syllables

  • cap — [ kap ] n. m. • XIIIe; mot provenç. « tête », lat. caput I ♦ Vx Tête. ⇒ chef. Mod. Loc. De pied en cap [ dəpjetɑ̃kap ] :des pieds à la tête. ⇒ 1. complètement. Armés de pied en cap. II ♦ 1 ♦ (1387) Pointe de terre qui s avance d …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cap — (k[a^]p), n. [OE. cappe, AS. c[ae]ppe, cap, cape, hood, fr. LL, cappa, capa; perhaps of Iberian origin, as Isidorus of Seville mentions it first: Capa, quia quasi totum capiat hominem; it. capitis ornamentum. See 3d {Cape}, and cf. 1st {Cope}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CAP-10 — Vue …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cap 10 — Vue de l avion Type Avion de voltige Motorisation Moteur Lyc …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cap — Cap, m. N est pas naif Francois, Car le Francois dit chef, ce que le Gascon dit Cap, Et l Espagnol Cabo, et l Italien Capo, tous quatre issans du Latin Caput. Et combien qu envers le Gascon ce mot signifie aussi teste, ce neantmoins le Francois n …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Cap — als Abkürzung steht für: Calender Access Protocol, Übermittlungsprotokoll für Kalenderdaten zwischen beliebigen Groupwareservern. CAMEL Application Part: Transportprotokoll aus der Familie des Signalling System 7 für CAMEL Anwendungen in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CAP — als Abkürzung steht für: CAP (Automobilhersteller), ehemaliger belgischer Automobilhersteller CAP (Markt), eine Supermarktkette betrieben von behinderten/benachteiligten Menschen CAP Customer Advantage Program GmbH, verantwortlich für HappyDigits …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cap 24 — logo de Cap 24 Création 20 mars 2008 Disparition Octobre 2010 Slogan « La chaîne capitale » Langue …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cap — cap1 [kap] n. [ME cappe < OE cæppe & ML cappa < LL cappa, a cape, hooded cloak] 1. any closefitting head covering, brimless or with only a front visor, and made of wool, cotton, etc., as a baseball cap or overseas cap, or of muslin or lace …   English World dictionary


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