mortar-board

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mortar-board

(ˈmoːtəboːd) noun
a type of cap with a square flat top, worn on formal occasions at universities.
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He saw the masters in their gowns and mortar-boards, and they were strange to him.
At the first of this year's degree congregations he will put on the chancellor's gold and black gown and gold-tasselled mortar-board and formally take his seat at the centre of the platform.
Wearing the ceremonial robes and mortar-board cap, the former Manchester United player collected his honour as part of the north Wales University's degree awards ceremony.
Wearing his new green and gold robe and mortar-board for the first time, Lord Bragg of Wigton posed for photographers alongside top British artist David Hockney, and Mr Jude Kelly, artistic director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse.