Definition of Phrygian bonnet in English:

Phrygian bonnet

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(also Phrygian cap)

noun

A conical cap with the top bent forwards, worn in ancient times and now identified with the cap of liberty.
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  • In the beginning, she was the sublime leader of liberty with the Phrygian cap recalling not so much antiquity as the French Revolution.
  • One is dressed in a cloak and is interpreted as a German tribesman, whilst the other, wearing a Phrygian cap, trousers or leggings, and a short cloak, is believed to be a Parthian, from the eastern boundaries of the Empire.
  • Mithras is portrayed as a young man wearing a Phrygian cap, usually crouched on the back of a bull which he is killing by a thrust to the neck with a short sword.

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