bonnet rouge

bonnet rouge

(bɔnɛ ruʒ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a red cap worn by ardent supporters of the French Revolution
2. (Historical Terms) an extremist or revolutionary
[literally: red cap]
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In the first story he manages to outwit a princess; in the second he beats Bonnet Rouge at his own game; and in the third story he wins the hand of the seigneur's daughter.
L'exemple de Bonnet Vert, Bonnet Rouge, et les alliances indisciplinees de part et d'autre des guichets
The top home prospects may prove to be Maille Pistol, the winner of two major French Derby trials, plus Mont Rocher, Bonnet Rouge and Ange Gabriel.
The fast-improving colt started this season by winning a handicap at Haydock, but proved he belonged in the big league when trouncing highly regarded favourite Bonnet Rouge at Longchamp last month.
Il conte e un liberale, che celebra la tolleranza e che, nel clima politico della Restaurazione, fa scelte anticlericali: 'le bonnet rouge du Jacobin, et la mitre d'un archeveque Espagnol, le manteau noir du ministre presbyterien, l'habit brode d'un inspecteur de police de Bonaparte ...
Certainly the cap was seen on other heads; the widely circulated images of Louis XVI wearing the bonnet rouge of the sansculotte is a well-known example.
During this era some of the leaders of the revolution wore the Bonnet Rouge ( " red cap " ) of liberty, and " Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity " was their motto.
Parmi ses photos les plus [beaucoup moins que]captivantes[beaucoup plus grand que], celle d'un enfant au regard innocent et angelique habille d'une jolie gandoura de couleur beige et d'un tarbouche (un bonnet rouge de forme tronconique), accompagne, au fond de la photo, de son aEne.
Cheshire raider Mac Steamy is fancied in the Restricted Race from Bonnet Rouge and Hurlstone Tower.
The first is a grey colt by Baroud D'Honneur out of a half-sister to the dam of Kauto Star, followed by a filly by Bonnet Rouge out of a half-sister to the four-time King George winner.
The eight-year-old shaped well on his reappearance when fourth to Newyearsresolution at Corbridge four weeks ago, before stepping up on that effort when two lengths second to Bonnet Rouge over course and distance last time.
The mud-loving chestnut was cut down to size there, but his efforts and those of Group 3 scorers Baldwina and Bonnet Rouge lifted their sire to tenth place, his strongest showing yet.