American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A light, close-fitting, brimless cap sometimes worn indoors.
- n. A yarmulke.
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Scutellaria, having clusters of two-lipped flowers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any cap fitting closely to the head; also, the iron cap of defense. See skull, 4.
- n. The sinciput; the upper domed part of the skull, roofing over the brain; the calvarium. See cut under cranium.
- n. A murine rodent quadruped of the family Lophiomyidæ.
- n. A plant of the genus Scutellaria: so called from the helmet-like appendage to the upper lip of the calyx, which closes the mouth of the calyx after the fall of the corolla. The more familiar species, as S. galericulata, are not showy; others are recommended for the flower-garden, especially S. macrantha from eastern Asia, which produces abundant velvety dark-blue flowers. S. Mociniana is a scarlet-flowered greenhouse species from Mexico. S. lateriflora of North America has had some apparently ill-grounded recognition as a nervine, and was once considered useful in hydrophobia (whence called
madweed, or mad-dog skullcap). S. serrata, with large blue flowers, is one of the handsomest wild American species.
- n. A thin stratum of compact limestone lying at the base of the Purbeck beds, and underlain by a shelly limestone locally known as roach, forming the uppermost division of the Portland series, as this portion of the Jurassic is developed in the so-called Isle of Portland, England.
- n. In entomology, the upper part of the integument of the head, including the front and vertex.
- n. A small domed cap that covers from the forehead to just above the back of the neck.
- n. A yarmulke-like hat worn as an element of ghetto fashion.
- n. Any of several species of flowering plants, of the genus Scutellaria, in the Lamiaceae family.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A cap which fits the head closely; also, formerly, a headpiece of iron sewed inside of a cap for protection.
- n. (Bot.) Any plant of the labiate genus Scutellaria, the calyx of whose flower appears, when inverted, like a helmet with the visor raised.
- n. (Zoöl.) The Lophiomys.
- n. the dome of the skull
- n. a herbaceous plant of the genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, when inverted, resembles a helmet with its visor raised
- n. rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head
- skull + cap (Wiktionary)
“Swami-like and pedagogical in skullcap, glasses, corduroy blazer, and striped tie, with the first Beatitude (“Blessed are the poor in spirit …”) tattooed on his wrists, Aaron Weiss steps into the street after his band’s sound check and is promptly cornered by a young man wearing a homemade Aaron Weiss T-shirt.”
“Either Americans 'reaction to the shootings at Fort Hood are a reversion to the early days after 9/11, when every brown-skinned man in a skullcap was a terrorist suspect.”
“From the 14th-19th century it was known as a skullcap and worn indoors by men when they removed their wigs.”
“Ken Mowbray, Sam Máeguez, and Gary Sawyer with the Poloyo hominid (Courtesy Ken Mowbray) [LARGERIMAGE] "For me," says Susan Antón of the University of Florida, who examined the fossil in July, "the skullcap is a unifying specimen because it combines characteristics seen in both the older [1.6. million years] and younger [less than 100,000 years] H. erectus groups in Southeast Asia.”
“She wore a black ankle-length coat and a black skullcap, and she had her hair done in two thick braids.”
“Bashir, who held an alms bowl in his left hand, moved toward the other student, who wore a skullcap with a childish design of roaring lions.”
“Ciarrapico asked, referring to the Jewish skullcap.”
“Burton's designs for McQueen this season offer their own unique take on the veil, as a kind skullcap or sometimes an entire facial mask.”
“To conduct the concerto, Mr. Morlot changed from white tie and European-length tails to more casual attire: a Nehru jacket and a skullcap—the latter offered to him onstage by Mr. Roman, who was also wearing one in the fashion that was Gulda's trademark.”
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