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A cap is a form of headgear. Caps have crowns that fit very close to the head and have no brim or only a visor. They are typically designed for warmth and, when including a visor, blocking sunlight from the eyes. They come in many shapes and sizes.


Baseball cap

German M43-style field cap of the "Bundesgrenzschutz" (BGS), the German Federal Police by okgutschein

A propeller hat, also known as a propeller beanie

Phrygian cap as fashion

The only known example of an original Monmouth cap, dating from the 16th century

Flat cap

A type of Knit cap sometimes called bobblehat or stocking cap

  • Ascot cap
  • Ayam
  • Baggy green
  • Balmoral
  • Baseball cap
  • Beanie (North America)
  • Bearskin
  • Beret
  • Biretta
  • Busby
  • Cap and bells
  • Cap of Maintenance
  • Casquette
  • Caubeen
  • Caul
  • Coif
  • Combination cap (also known as a service cap)
  • Coppola
  • Cricket cap
  • Deerstalker
  • Do-rag
  • Dutch cap
  • Fez
  • Fiddler cap (also known as a Dutch boy hat)
  • Fitted cap
  • Flat cap (also known as a Paddy cap, longshoreman's cap, scally cap, Wigens cap, ivy cap, golf cap, duffer cap, driving cap, bicycle cap, Jeff cap, or in Scotland, bunnet, or in Wales, Dai cap, or in England or New Zealand cheese-cutter)
  • Forage cap
  • Gandhi cap
  • Garrison cap
  • Glengarry
  • Greek fisherman's cap (also known as a Breton cap or a fiddler's cap)
  • International cap
  • Jinnah cap AKA Karakul
  • Juliet cap
  • Kepi
  • Kippah (also known as yarmulke)
  • Knit cap (also known as a Tuque, stocking cap, wool cap, watch cap, ski cap, bobble hat)
  • Kufi (also known as a kofia; an African cap worn with a dashiki)
  • M43 field cap
  • Mao cap
  • Monmouth cap
  • Newsboy cap
  • Nightcap
  • Nurse cap
  • Ochipok
  • Papakhi
  • Patrol cap
  • Peaked cap
  • Phrygian cap
  • Bohemiadesign cap
  • Rastacap
  • Sailor cap
  • Shako
  • Shower cap
  • Sindhi cap
  • Square academic cap
  • Desigual cap
  • Stormy Kromer cap
  • Swim cap
  • Tam o' Shanter
  • Taqiyah, worn by Muslim males
  • Joanie cap
  • Trucker hat
  • Tubeteika
  • Ushanka
  • Utility cover
  • Welder's cap
  • Zucchetto

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