Cap

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A typical flat cap commonly worn in Europe
A German field cap
Baseball cap

A cap is a form of headgear or headware. Caps have crowns that fit very close to the head. They have been used in almost every society, especially those societies which have colder weather.

They made their first appearance as early as 3,200BC.[1] Caps typically have a visor, but sometimes have no brim at all.[2] They are popular in casual and informal settings, and are seen in sports and fashion.[2] They are designed for warmth, and often have a visor to block sunlight from the eyes. They come in many shapes, sizes, and are of different brands. Baseball caps are one of the most common types of cap.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Who Invented The Hat? - Amazing Hat History". Fashionable Hats. Retrieved 2020-11-17.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Cap vs. Hat: differentiating the meaning of different headgear". Typing Adventure. 2019-07-26. Retrieved 2020-11-17.
  3. "Baseball Hat & Cap History". baseball.epicsports.com. Retrieved 2020-11-17.