Montero-cap

(A) properly means a huntsman's cap; but Sir Walter Scott tells us that Sir Jeffrey Hudson wore “a large Montero hat,” meaning a Spanish hat with a feather. (Peveril of the Peak, chap. xxxv.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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