kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap

(noun) a cap with a flat circular top and a visor

Source: WordNet® 3.1



kepi (plural kepis)

A cap with a flat circular top and a visor, particularly associated with French uniforms.


• Pike, kipe, pike

Source: Wiktionary

Kep"i, n. [F. képi, of G. origin.]

Definition: 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.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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