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- n. a headdress in the shape of a cone, "steeple" or truncated cone worn by European women of the nobility in medieval times
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A head-dress worn by Frenchwomen from 1430 to 1465 or later, high and conical in form, but differing in shape at different times.
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