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redcap (n.)

also red-cap, "porter at a railroad station," 1914, American English, from red (adj.1) + cap (n.). Earlier it was the name of the goldfinch, a type of domestic hen, a long-toothed spectre in Scottish castles, and anyone who wears a red hat (1540s).

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Definitions of redcap

redcap (n.)
a member of the military police in Britain;
redcap (n.)
a porter who helps passengers with their baggage at a railroad station;
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