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dunce capalso dunce's cap (dŭn′sĭz)
A cone-shaped paper cap, formerly placed on the head of a slow or lazy pupil. Also called fool's cap.
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|Noun||1.||dunce's cap - a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils|
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