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- n. A tall hat resembling a dunce cap.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conical cap of very ancient origin, worn by the Irish till as late as the seventeenth century.
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Unconfirmed reports said members of the Royal Lesotho Defence Force at the main barrad taken up position on the border in anticipation of a military strike.
The man looked at him respectfully, and raising his hand and staff, touched his barrad, and replied:
He threw off his coat and barrad, and immediately plunged in and swam with astonishing rapidity towards the spot where Shawn and the dogs -- the latter still engaged in their ferocious contest -- were in the lake.
He wore an old _barrad_ of the day, the greasy top of which fell down upon the collar of his old cloak, and over his shoulder was a bag which, from its appearance, must have contained something not very weighty, as he walked on without seeming to travel as a man who carried a burden.
Rathfillan, I when, on crossing a piece of bleak moor adjacent to the town, a powerful young fellow, dressed in the truis, cloak, and barrad of the period, started up from a clump of furze bushes, and addressed her as follows: --
He wore a kind of cap or _barrad_, which, as well as his cloak, could, by being turned inside out, instantly change his whole appearance, and mislead his pursuers -- for he was the outlaw.
_barrad_ or Irish cap, which, however, was then beginning to fall into desuetude.