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1. A cap, a headdress.
2. A tight-fitting cap worn under a veil, as by nuns; a "skullcap" worn by nuns under a veil.
3. Any of various hoodlike caps, varying through the centuries in shape and purpose, worn by men and women.
4. A white skullcap formerly worn by English lawyers.
5. A heavy skullcap of steel or leather, formerly worn under a helmet or mail hood.
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