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also tri·corne  (trī′kôrn′)
A hat having the brim turned up on three sides.
Having three corners, horns, or projections.

[French tricorne, from Latin tricornis, three-horned : tri-, tri- + cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]


or tri•corn

(ˈtraɪ kɔrn)
a three-cornered cocked hat.
[< French < Latin tricornis; see tricorn]
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Noun1.tricorne - cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three pointstricorne - cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three points
cocked hat - hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points
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The dead man has been in the attic a long time: all that's left is a skeleton dressed in authentic 1760s garb, and a distinctive white tricorn hat.
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When King James the III of England and VIII of Scotland gifts young Charles Henby with a white-feathered tricorn hat, neither could imagine the perilous adventures and thrilling journeys the boy would undertake while wearing it.
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Toby jugs were first produced in the 18th century and depicted a seated drinker wearing a long coat and tricorn hat that acted as a spout.
The jug had a tricorn hat fashioned so that each corner formed a spout and early examples had a cup, which fitted into the top and looked like Toby's head.
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This looks like an unauthorised assembly," cries the nightwatchman as he swoops--black cape, tricorn hat and all--upon the small crowd that has gathered beside Basel's Zschokke Brunnen.
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Correct costume was held to be vital to the success of such photogenic occasions: the reporter sent to find Princess Pushy's kitten was instructed to equip himself in jungle khaki complete with pith helmet and butterfly net; Simon Bates was ordered to wear tricorn hat and redcoat uniform for the Calais invasion; and when a "wild bull" escaped from Cirencester market and ran amok the reporter went a-hunting dressed as the back end of a pantomime cow (the photographer, as ever, was at the sharp end).