Definition of Juliet cap in English:

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Juliet cap


A type of women’s small ornamental cap, typically made of lace or net and often worn by brides.
Example sentences
  • Diamante headbands and Juliet caps are generally used to hold the wedding veil in place.


Early 20th century: so named because it forms part of the traditional costume of the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

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Syllabification: Ju·li·et cap

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