from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A gaily decorated cap, usually with a number of loose peaks tipped with bells, formerly worn by court jesters and clowns.
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- noun A cap, usually brightly coloured with bells and
tassels, as worn by a court jesteror fool.
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fool ("jester, entertainer") + cap
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