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1. A gaily decorated cap, usually with a number of loose peaks tipped with bells, formerly worn by court jesters and clowns.
2. See dunce cap.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a hood or cap with bells or tassels, worn by court jesters
2. a dunce's cap
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a type of inexpensive writing paper, esp. legal-size, lined, yellow sheets, bound in tablet form.
[1690–1700; so called from the watermark of a fool's cap formerly used on such paper]
1. a traditional jester's cap or hood, often multicolored and usu. having several drooping peaks from which bells are hung.
2. dunce cap.
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|Noun||1.||fool's cap - a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils|
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