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tricornered

[trahy-kawr-nerd] /ˈtraɪˌkɔr nərd/
adjective
1.
having three corners; tricorn.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; tri- + cornered
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Examples from the web for tricornered
  • He had a tricornered hat, and red and white in his coat, and epaulettes on his shoulders.
  • Choose from colonial period playthings, such as tin whistles and tricornered hats.
British Dictionary definitions for tricornered

tricorn

/ˈtraɪˌkɔːn/
noun
1.
a cocked hat with opposing brims turned back and caught in three places
2.
an imaginary animal having three horns
adjective
3.
having three horns or corners
Word Origin
C18: from Latin tricornis, from tri- + cornuhorn
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