fool's cap

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Synonyms for fool's cap

a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils

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The contemporary narrative line is linked to the fifteenth-century events through a weaving of associations and metaphors: swimming/drowning (Joan's ashes were thrown in the Seine), fear and the conquest thereof, smoke/fire, Mutzen (Joan wore a fool's cap to the scaffold), and nuts.
ANSWERS: 1 Kirkwall, in the Orkney Islands' 2 Dormant' 3 A social gaffe, or an unfortunate remark' 4 Clark Gable' 5 It contained the watermark of a fool's cap and
The madcap comedienne, who delighted in shocking grown-ups in the Eighties, has traded in her fool's cap for a mortar board.
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