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bicorne

or bicorn

[bahy-kawrn] /ˈbaɪ kɔrn/
noun
1.
a two-cornered cocked hat worn especially in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
2.
a two-horned animal.
Origin of bicorne
< French, Middle French; see bicorn, Bicorn
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  • She was extremely fetching in her bicorne toque and narrow gown of light turquoise, and her golden beaver scarf and muff.

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers

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