Definition of tricorn in English:

tricorn

Syllabification: tri·corn
Pronunciation: /ˈtrīkôrn
 
/
(also tricorne)

adjective

[attributive]
(Of a hat) having a brim turned up on three sides.
More example sentences
  • The wartime tricorn hat and WRNS badge on display are those she wore on D-Day itself as she went on duty at Eisenhower's HQ at Southwick House.
  • Eccentric chic is apparently all very now: think Oxford beanies, tricorn hats, feather boas and you get some idea of the serious lack of taste required.
  • A band of protesters in colonial gear wended through the crowd, led by a bell ringer in a tricorn hat calling for revolution.

noun

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A hat having a brim turned up on three sides.
More example sentences
  • A decade after Moore's death, students who had no memory of the cape and tricorne were entering graduate school.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French tricorne or Latin tricornis, from tri- 'three' + cornu 'horn'.

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