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kepi


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kepi  \Kep"i\,  n.  [F.  k['e]pi,  of  G.  origin.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kepi 
  n  :  a  cap  with  a  flat  circular  top  and  a  visor  [syn:  {peaked  cap}, 
  {service  cap},  {yachting  cap}] 




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