- n. Plural form of cockade.
“It's as if Spain is the life of the party, a land of ribbons and bows, cockades and tassels, fringe and lace, not to mention pompoms.”
“As the helmet plates, cockades, and collar numbers used to be in until the 70s.”
“Until they are interrupted by a roaring pack of bloodthirsty dinosaurs with chicken cockades on their heads and lethal blades on their tails.”
“The pier was crowded with people: curious onlookers, servants crying up the merits of rival inns, ragged porters who tried to seize the luggage as it was unloaded, and women hawking buns and national cockades.”
“Poiret also introduced a signature perfume, Rosine (named after another daughter), packaged with his usual extravagance; subsequent scents were presented in bottles made of Murano blown glass or topped with tricolored cockades or ivory stoppers.”
“To add insult to injury, she adamantly refused to wear the tricolor ribbons and cockades that revolutionary public adopted as privileged emblems of liberty, fraternity, and equality.”
“Crummleses, who wore white cockades, and were decorated with the choicest and most resplendent waistcoats in the theatrical wardrobe.”
“This, however, was natural enough, considering their inferiority in point of numbers; for the proportion of those who wore blue cockades, to those who were dressed as usual, was at least forty or fifty to one.”
“There was no quarrelling, however: the blue cockades went swarming on, passing each other when they could, and making all the speed that was possible in such a multitude; and exchanged nothing more than looks, and very often not even those, with such of the passers – by as were not of their number.”
“Here an immense multitude was collected, bearing flags of various kinds and sizes, but all of the same colour — blue, like the cockades — some sections marching to and fro in military array, and others drawn up in circles, squares, and lines.”
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