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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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Together with Guardsmen--complete with bearskin headdress--and Yeoman Warders of the Tower, these veterans, splendid in red coats and tricornes or shakos, are probably the most photographed targets for tourists in London.
Le President, le sergent d'armes et le greffier ayant revetu leurs habits - quelques robes de soie noire et quelques tricornes fournis par le programme d'extension - la masse de carton a ete portee dans la classe afin de marquer le debut du debat.
The three graces embrace, one bandaged with sunglasses, another slightly heftier has the dotted lines ready for a full body cosmetic surgery; four dolls with empty eyes, each a Rider of a new Apocalypse; wearing tricornes and blindfolds, a chain-gang of orange clad figurines dances through GITMO, a couple waltz together armed and clad in camouflage and ruffles.