Cap of liberty

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See Liberty cap, under Liberty.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Edmund is thought to have been standing close to the hustings - the platforms from which the speeches were made - and carrying a pole, on top of which hung a cap of liberty.
The hats feature the Hamylo logo, an “H” topped with the Cap of Liberty, as it appears on Haiti's national flag.
He reads the Karlskirche in Vienna or the Royal Hospital in Greenwich as historical 'documents' with messages to convey: in James Thornhill's fresco in the Painted Hall at Greenwich, William III and Mary II restore the cap of liberty to a grateful Europe.
The ubiquity of the harp image is evident in literary publications of the United Irishmen and on insignia, such as the seal of the United Irishmen, which illustrated a winged-maiden harp surmounted by a cap of liberty and surrounded by two mottos, "'It is new strung and shall be heard" and "Equality" (Figure 2).
George wanted the 120ft high Column of Liberty to advertise his support for the Whig Party and from its summit a 12ft statue of a young woman, with the Staff of Maintenance and the Cap of Liberty - symbols associated with Britannia - looks out over the estate.
In the five essays found in this book the author emphasizes the importance of meanings in a highly ritualized and equally highly charged field of symbolic power and display in which the red cap of liberty might be hoisted, a toast offered to some cause or principle, or standing refused when "God Save the King" was played.