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an ornament (such as a knot of ribbon or a rosette) usually worn on the hat

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Not at all discomposed by the discovery, John Grueby fixed his hat on, wrongside foremost that he might be unconscious of the shadow of the obnoxious cockade, and withdrew to bed; shaking his head in a very gloomy and prophetic manner until he reached his chamber.
16) Not merely hats, but anything worn on the head--ribbons, cockades, sprigs of laurel or oak and locks of wool--could assume political dimensions.
The purchase of Irish clothing, teapots, household furnishings, ribbons, and cockades, for example, allowed women to make an important Contribution to the patriot cause, while men bought military apparel required for volunteering, along with much drinking paraphernalia associated with the conviviality of that movement.
After the representatives of Royalty followed three or four couple of men who wore outside their waistcoats, white shirts, profusely adorned with ribbons of every hue, whilst their hats bore rosettes, cockades, and streamers.
According to the indictment, the Outlaws planned multiple acts of violence against rival motorcycle gangs, including shows of force at the Cycle Expo in 2006, Dinwiddie Racetrack in 2008, Cockades Bar in 2009, Daytona Bike Week in 2009, and the Easyrider Bike Expo in 2010.
Here were displayed the victory cups made to commemorate most of Von Richthofen's 80 victories in the air--the highest score of any fighter pilot in the conflict--together with photographs and objects salvaged from downed machines: broken propellers, machine guns and fabric ripped from the airframes bearing cockades or serial numbers and other souvenirs.
When the men lined up, "part of the Company drew up apart, under the said Atkinson, as their captain, wearing red cockades instead of black, which they had formerly worn.
I grew so much into the quiet love of nature's preserves that I was never easy but when I was in the fields passing my sabbaths and leisure with the shepherds & herdboys as fancys prompted sometimes playing at marbles on the smooth-beaten sheeptracks or leapfrog among the thymy molehills sometimes running among the corn to get the red & blue flowers for cockades to play at soldiers or running into the woods to hunt strawberries or stealing peas in churchtime when the owners were safe to boil at the gypseys fire who went half-shares at our stolen luxury we heard the bells chime but the field was our church
We know that already on May 25, 1810, sky blue and white cockades were distributed among revolutionaries on the plaza in Buenos Aires as they deposed the viceroy in favor of a popular form of government.
CRUSTY old Richard Harris almost steals the thunder in this rollicking remake of the Alexandre Dumas tale of young cockades battered by wicked betrayals and buckles being swashed galore as justice struggles to find its level against gaggles of curmudgeonly ne'er do wells.
These renegades including famous warriors, politicians, nobles, writers etc, are careful to keep their tricoloured Napoleonic cockades hidden in case the great man returns.
As if harassment by the authorities were not enough, many newspapermen were attacked by Federalist mobs wearing black cockades and had their shops burglarized and ransacked.
In Chapter VI, "To Versailles," he recounts the mothers' march for bread: "And Menadic Hunger, irrepressible, crying 'Black Cockades,' crying 'Bread, bread' .
A tent was erected for the forward headquarters of the British paratroopers and for an Italian unit with jaunty feather cockades on their helmets.
In examining the popularity of these events, which were frequently contested by the two major political factions, Federalists and Anti-federalists, Newman shows that ordinary Americans, and even marginalized groups as the poor, women and Blacks, publicly asserted their own views, even in modest ways such as wearing cockades (the original political button), singing political songs, feasting, and enacting the important social ceremony of public toasting.