Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as fore-and-aft, 2.
“She took out of her bag a steamer-cap, and when she had put it on I could see that poor Harshaw dared not trust himself to look at her, her fair face exposed, and so very fair, in its tender, soft coloring, against that grim, wind-beaten waste of dust and sage.”
“When the steward had left him, Jimmie pinned the two letters upon the pillow, changed the steamer-cap for an Alpine hat, and beneath a rain-coat concealed his evening clothes.”
“Remember," she said, "you are to give me your address, and I'm to send you a new steamer-cap to replace the one I knocked overboard.”
“Allison, all smiles and salt water, as she clung to the rail a moment later, while Mr. Forrest's steamer-cap, bumped off in the collision, rode helplessly astern on the crest of the hissing wave.”
“Really, Cary," said she, as they neared Southampton, "you must go and get his address and the size of the steamer-cap.”
“He caught up the flat woolen steamer-cap which Clementina had left in her seat beside Mrs. Milray when she rose to dance, and held it aloft.”
“The larger of the two men shed his goggles, changed his steamer-cap for a slouch hat which his valet handed him, and disappeared inside, followed by the landlord.”
“a heavy ulster, a steamer-cap well forward over his eyes.”
“a tweed steamer-cap, gold glasses, and a short gray overcoat with the collar turned up.”
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