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Definition of Flat-cap

  • A kind of low-crowned cap formerly worn by all classes in England, and continued in London after disuse elsewhere; -- hence, a citizen of London.

How to use flat-cap in a sentence. Flat-cap pronunciation.

About Shakespeare's time many new inventions and luxuries came in: masks, muffs, fans, periwigs, shoe-roses, love-handkerchiefs (tokens given by maids and gentlewomen to their favorites), heath-brooms for hair-brushes, scarfs, garters, waistcoats, flat-caps; also hops, turkeys, apricots, Venice glass, tobacco.
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But a yeoman is born a yeoman, and he dies a yeoman-I think it better to die Lord Mayor of London; and so I craved my mother's blessing and leave, and a part of the old hyde has been sold to pay for the first step to the red gown, which I need not say must be that of the Flat-cap.
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Trade, I see, teaches ye all so to cheat and overreach, that ye suppose a knight's burgonet is as full of tricks and traps as a citizen's flat-cap.
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The Yorkist Archbishop of Canterbury did his best with the ecclesiastics, the Yorkist Recorder his best with the flat-caps.
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Examples of Flat-cap

Example #1
The streets were entirely unlighted and dangerous at night, and for this reason the plays at the theatres were given at three in the afternoon.
Example #2
They know that the bad example is more likely to be copied than to be shunned, and that the low ideal, being easy to, follow, is more likely to be imitated than the high ideal.
Example #3
I have already taken my degrees, and no longer wear blue.
Example #4
I crave pardon of your rank, Master Nevile.
Example #5
When the scanty followers of the earl thus beheld the immense force arrayed for their destruction, and saw the extent of their danger, and their loss,-here the handful, there the multitude,-a simultaneous exclamation of terror and dismay broke from their ranks.
Example #6
Would, though, that my kinsman of Warwick were here," added Marmaduke, in a low whisper, "for the women and the courtiers are doing their best to belie him.