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Monmouth Cap

A soldier's cap.

The soldiers that the Monmouth wear,
On castles' tops their ensigns rear.

“The best caps were formerly made at Monmouth, where the cappers' chapel doth still remain” —Fuller; Worthies of Wales, p. 50.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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