mob-cap;

Category: Things | Type: Glossary Word | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: The Sequel of My Resolution

"A large cap or bonnet covering much of the hair, typically of light cotton with a frilled edge, and sometimes tied under the chin with ribbon, worn indoors by women in the 18th and early 19th centuries" (OED).

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