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kepi  n.  A military cap having a close-fitting band, a round flat top sloping toward the front, and a visor. As originally worn by the French in Algeria about 1830 it was tall and stiff with a straight visor. It is now lower, has a curved visor, and is frequently soft.
Synonyms: peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap.

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"Kepi" Quotes from Famous Books

... much in the way of arms as the great Tartarin, the prince was further adorned by a magnificent and colourful kepi, covered with gold braid and decorated with oak leaves embroidered in silver thread, which gave his highness the appearance of a Mexican General, or a Middle-European Station-Master. This fantastic kepi greatly intrigued Tartarin and he ...
— Tartarin de Tarascon • Alphonse Daudet

... familiar with the personal appearance of both riders, and recognized them, but until now Mademoiselle de Vermont had always ridden alone, and now to see her accompanied by the gallant General, whose embroidered kepi glittered in the sunlight, was a new spectacle ...
— Zibeline, Complete • Phillipe de Massa

Words linked to "Kepi" :   vizor, yachting cap, peaked cap, peak, service cap, bill, cap, eyeshade, visor

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