Definition of cap and bells in English:
historical The insignia of the professional jester.
- The loose connection to Dors is strangely apposite, however, for Marr was as showbiz as a political editor could be without wearing a jester's cap and bells.
- The reason the period has become a joke must have something to do with those rather unfortunate clothes - jester's cap and bells, lace gowns, armour, monk's habits.
- Alexander Downer, still waving his cap and bells, pointed out gravely that all 43 were retired.
Definition of cap and bells in:
- US English dictionary
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