Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A soft cap of a form convenient for travelers.

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Examples

  • He darted at the closet and yanked out his ineffectual city raincoat and rubbers, and the dreary wreck of what had once been his pert new vacation traveling-cap.

    The Innocents A Story for Lovers

  • He put on his traveling-cap and sat down wearily, keeping his head near the window.

    The song of the lark

  • The minister put his violin in its case and caught up a black-and-white checked traveling-cap that he wore when he rode his high Columbia wheel.

    The song of the lark

  • It was an infringement of the rule which insists upon the tall hat behind the scenes; but in France foreigners are allowed every license: the Englishman his traveling-cap, the Persian his cap of astrakhan.

    The Phantom of the Opera

  • He had changed his clothing, but adopted no other disguise than a traveling-cap pulled well down over his eyes.

    The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley

  • Valentins took the refreshment they needed most by pacing the platform up and down, -- the tall daughter, in her severely cut clothes, shortening her boyish stride to match her mother's step; the mother, looking older than she need, in a light-gray traveling-cap, with Elsie's golf cape thrown over her silk waist.

    A Touch of Sun and Other Stories

  • Honoria divested herself of her traveling-cap, thrust her hands into the pockets of her frieze ulster, and thus, bareheaded, a tall, supple, solitary figure, paced the railway platform in the dusk.

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

  • When he perceived that he could not find out, he put on his traveling-cap, rolled himself up in his rugs, and stretched himself out comfortably to sleep.

    The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8) Boule de Suif and Other Stories

  • While there was more or less hinting of local influence in the apparel of the others, -- there was a kilt, and bare, unweather-beaten knees from Birmingham, and even the American Elsie wore a bewitching tam-o'-shanter, -- the stranger carried easy distinction, from his tweed traveling-cap to his well-made shoes and gaiters, as an unmistakable

    A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories

  • The duke caught up his rough traveling-cap, clapped it on his head, hurried out and entered the rustic vehicle, dignified with the name of a carriage.

    The Lost Lady of Lone

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