Yarmulke(noun)- a skullcap worn especially by Orthodox and Conservative Jewish males in the synagogue and the home
This word was encountered in ” A literary Visitors Strolls in From the Airport”
The sentence in which this word was encountered says, ” Proceeding along Eastern Parkway, Mr.Self studied the streetscape carefully, eager to discern the exact point when it turned from a black and hispanic neighborhood to an Orthodox Jewish one, and was delighted when he spotted a guy in a yarmulke talking to two coffee-colored men.
The author describes a man wearing a Yarmulke. A yarmulke is a skull cap worn by people Orthodox neighborhoods.