from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A close-fitting knitted cap that resembles a stocking and often has a long tapering tail with a tassel attached.
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- n. A knitted woolen cap, often with a tassel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a close-fitting woolen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel
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My fellow grave-digger had been sleeping with a stocking cap on his bald head to keep the night chill away.