Cockade



[ko-keyd] /kɒˈkeɪd/

noun
1.
a rosette, knot of ribbon, etc., usually worn on the hat as part of a uniform, as a badge of office, or the like.
/kɒˈkeɪd/
noun
1.
a feather or ribbon worn on military headwear
n.

1709, earlier cockard (1650s), from French cocarde (16c.), fem. of cocard (Old French cocart) “foolishly proud, cocky,” as a noun, “idiot, fool;” an allusive extension from coq (see cock (n.1)).

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