A skullcap worn in public by Orthodox Jewish men or during prayer by other Jewish men.
- One could also make a similar argument about religious garb, whether a yarmulke or full dress.
- A Jewish student wearing a yarmulke at Yale University is attacked by a Palestinian in his dormitory.
- Equally brilliant was his appearance in a yarmulke at the Wailing Wall.
Early 20th century: from Yiddish yarmolke.
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