bicorne


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a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two points

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KAUNAS - A stubby Napoleon Bonaparte waves his characteristic bicorne hat in an impassioned signal to hundreds of troops, launching a re-run of France's failed invasion of Russia two centuries ago, reports AFP.
The most extravagant male dandies, the incroyables ("incredibles") showed their support for the abolished monarchy by wearing powdered wigs, bicorne hats, knee-breeches with silk stockings, and pumps.
Si tratta di elementi probabilmente originali, o acquisiti nel passaggio della maschera dal teatro al mondo del Carnevale; ma e singolare che queste connotazioni considerate "archaiche" abbiano accompagnato la storia plurisecolare del Cetrulo, riaffiorando in epoche recenti: maschere cornute di Pulcinella e Pulcinellessa compaiono nel teatro di Antonio Petilo, e l'identita demoniaca e ancora attestata in una statuina lignea in mio possesso dalla forma particolare del coppolone, che, con un incavo nel mezzo, forma un copricapo diabolico bicorne.
Hunt alluded to hats as agents of self-fossilizing when he observed the military veterans of his day clinging to their old bicornes despite the popularity of round hats with brims.