Billycock hat


noun Chiefly British Informal.
a derby or a hat resembling it.
Also called billycock hat.

1715–25; alteration of bullycocked (hat); see bully1, cocked Unabridged
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billycock (ˈbɪlɪkɒk)
rare chiefly (Brit) any of several round-crowned brimmed hats of felt, such as the bowler
[C19: named after William Coke, Englishman for whom it was first made]

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