Definitions for mobcapˈmɒbˌkæp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a soft cloth cap with a full crown and a ruffled edge, formerly worn indoors by women.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of mobcap:

1785–95; perh. mob slattern (itself perh. var. of Mab for Mabel) +cap1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mobcap(noun)

    large high frilly cap with a full crown; formerly worn indoors by women

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mobcap(noun)

    a plain cap or headdress for women or girls; especially, one tying under the chin by a very broad band, generally of the same material as the cap itself


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