bicorne

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bi·corn

 (bī′kôrn′)
n. also bi·corne
A hat with the brim turned up on two sides.
adj.
Bicornuate.

[Latin bicornis, two-horned : bi-, bi- + cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

bi•corne

or bi•corn

(ˈbaɪ kɔrn)

n.
1. a two-cornered cocked hat.
2. a two-horned animal.
[< French, Middle French < Latin bicornis; see bi- 1, -corn]
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Noun1.bicorne - a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two pointsbicorne - a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two points
cocked hat - hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points
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5million ONLY Emperor Napoleon wore the bicorne hat aligned with shoulders.
s and could barely bring himself to nod in recognition of the honor (save for the customary bow as he removed his bicorne hat, and assumed his usual place in the chamber).
The prize for the most iconic, and perhaps also most unexpected object goes to Napoleon's felt and silk bicorne hat worn at the Battle of Eylau in 1807 (on loan from the Musee de l'Armee, Paris).