Sunday, April 5, 2009

Webster: Beret (noun), 1. A cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth.

Oxford: Beret, /berray/ (noun) a flattish round cap of felt or cloth.

          Origin: French, 'Basque Cap', from Latin birrus 'hooded cape'.


Basque Encyclopedic Dictionary of Auñamendi: the beret is a cap without visor, round and flattened, of wool and consists of one single piece.


Boinas Elosegui: Clothing accessory made of wool with the shape of a hemispherical skullcap for the purpose of covering the head as simply as possible.


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