fool caps

fool's cap

a traditional jester's cap or hood, often multicolored and usually having several drooping peaks from which bells are hung.

1625–35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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fool's cap
1.  a hood or cap with bells or tassels, worn by court jesters
2.  a dunce's cap

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