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Thrum-cap

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Thrum-cap (Shak.) a cap or hat made of thrums or of coarse, shaggy cloth
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. þrómr, the edge; Ger. trumm, a fragment.

Usage

In literature:

And a likelier regiment and a better company never wore green thrums on frock or coon-tail on cap!
"The Hidden Children" by Robert W. Chambers
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