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Meaning of "cocked hat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COCKED HAT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COCKED HAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cocked hat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COCKED HAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bicorne

The bicorne or bicorn is an archaic form of hat widely adopted in the 1790s as an item of uniform by European and American military and naval officers. It is now most readily associated with Napoléon Bonaparte but in practice most generals and staff officers of the Napoleonic period wore bicornes, and it survived as a widely worn full-dress headdress until at least 1914.

Definition of cocked hat in the English dictionary

The definition of cocked hat in the dictionary is a hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together in order to give two points or three points.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COCKED HAT

cockbill
cockbird
cockboat
cockchafer
Cockcroft
cockcrow
cockcrowing
cocker
cocker spaniel
cockerel
Cockerell
cockernony
cocket
cockeye
cockeye bob
cockeyed
cockeyed bob
cockeyedly
cockeyedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE COCKED HAT

at the drop of a hat
black hat
bobble hat
cowboy hat
hard hat
high hat
I´ll eat my hat
knock into a cocked hat
my hat
old hat
out of a hat
party hat
pixie hat
red hat
safari hat
sailor hat
slouch hat
three-cornered hat
top hat
white hat

Synonyms and antonyms of cocked hat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cocked hat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COCKED HAT

Find out the translation of cocked hat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cocked hat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cocked hat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三角帽
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sombrero de tres picos
570 millions of speakers

English

cocked hat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोकेडहैट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قبعة الجاهزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

треуголка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chapéu armado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুক্কুট টুপি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bicorne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Topi berkaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dreispitz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

三角帽
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

격발 모자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Topi cocked
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nón có góc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொப்பி தொப்பி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोंबड्या टोपी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şapkalı şapka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cappello a tre punte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kurek kapelusz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

треуголка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pălărie armat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οπλισμένη καπέλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorgehaal hoed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trekantig hatt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cocked lue
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cocked hat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COCKED HAT»

The term «cocked hat» is regularly used and occupies the 91.409 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COCKED HAT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cocked hat

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COCKED HAT»

Discover the use of cocked hat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cocked hat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Upper Extremities
By the time this is undertaken, scarring following primary surgery for the amputated thumb will have matured and softened. The cocked hat flap can be used when all four fingers are intact if it is not considered justifiable to pollicize a finger.
Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, M.d., Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, 2009
2
The Navigator's Handbook: Essential Methods and ...
Essential Methods and Equipment--And How to Use Them to Go Anywhere at Sea Jeff Toghill. THE FIXES Left The cocked hat fix: because it is often difficult taking accurate compass bearings on a moving boat, cocked hat fixes are common in ...
Jeff Toghill, 2003
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Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age
When plotting three LOPs, they usually will not all intersect at a point, but will enclose a triangle, sometimes called a cocked hat. Errors can cause the true position to fall outside of this triangle, a location that you might not intuitively expect.
John Karl, 2007
4
An Illustrated History of the Hat from the Earliest Ages to ...
The cocked hat has been in vogue from the time of its first introduction into England to the present day. There certainly was never a more uncouth or unbecoming covering worn upon the head of man ; but it is invested with a peculiar charm for ...
John Nicholas Genin, 1848
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An American Glossary
N.E.D. Cocked hat. To knock any one into a cocked hat is to " use him up " completely. 1833 I told Tom I'd knock him into a cocked-hat if he said another word.— J. K. Paulding, ' Banks of the Ohio,' i. 217 (Lond.). 1838 Not a few [were] knocked ...
Richard Hopwood Thornton, Louise Hanley, 1912
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The Science of Navigation: From Dead Reckoning to GPS
The Cocked Hat The tricorn hat, popular in the eighteenth century, gave its name to the error triangle that results from incompatible angle readings, when con— verted into LoPs and drawn on a chart. Let us say that a certain captain jean— Luc ...
Mark Denny, 2012
7
The Book of Navigation
And the second and third position lines can be even shorter — just enough to produce the cocked hat. The boat's assumed position within the cocked hat is marked by a spot surrounded by a circle (see Figure 2-18 on page 37). Finally, and ...
Tim Bartlett, Bob Armstrong, 2009
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's ...
There is no doubt that the flat cocked hat, the small three-cornered pinched hat of the days of Louis XIV. and Louis XV., gave much smartness to the soldier, and much neatness to the civilian ; the change, too, corresponded with other ...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine
There is no doubt that the flat cocked hat, the small three-cornered pinched hat of the days of Louis XIV. and Louis XV., gave much smartness to the soldier, and much neatness to the civilian ; the change, too, corresponded with other ...
10
The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation
And the second and third position lines can be even shorter – just enough to produce the cocked hat. By convention the ends of the position lines are marked with single arrows to show that they are derived from bearings, and the boat's ...
Tim Bartlett, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COCKED HAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cocked hat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gene Smith: Liberty was a process, not a feat
... a ball game, fireworks or just enjoying the peace and quiet of your home - you probably owe a tip of the cocked hat to some politicians who ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
2
Why the U.S. flag is folded 13 times
Once the flag is completely folded and tucked in, it takes on the appearance of a cocked hat, ever reminding us of the soldiers who served ... «Journal Review, Jul 15»
3
Vail Jazz column: Was Sinatra a jazz singer?
Sinatra had swagger, and his half-cocked hat said that he was a jazz musician, but attitude and attire are not enough. He sang and recorded ... «Vail Daily News, Jul 15»
4
the guardian quick crossword-11872
4 Lion or tiger? (3,3). 9 Mountaineer's spike (7). 10 Use — ask (for) (5). 11 Machine for cutting,. drilling or polishing (5). 12 Cocked hat with brim. «The Hindu, Jun 15»
5
Bloodstock Bites: Zoffany rules
... the unraced dam of William Haggas' 2015 Listed Cocked Hat Stakes winner, Irish Derby runner-up and Derby third Storm The Stars (Sea The ... «Sportinglife.com, Jun 15»
6
Living in the past
... Weymouth and Dorchester but Weymouth has the added attraction of the beach which should knock Dorchester's efforts in to a cocked hat. «Dorset Echo, Jun 15»
7
A sneaky threat to the smartphone economy
... policy into a cocked hat. And it shows how the enforcement of a patent system designed to promote innovation risks corrupting the process of ... «CNBC, Jun 15»
8
Bob Hart's ultimate winter warmer: Oxtail ragout
But I have a favourite which, surely, knocks everything else into a cocked hat. It is rich, dark and sticky, and indescribably delicious. And not ... «3AW, Jun 15»
9
Battle of Waterloo: actors re-enact historical conflict on 200th …
Removing his cocked hat to reveal a sweaty forehead, Alan Larsen, 54, a historical events consultant from Bolsover, also announced his ... «Evening Standard, Jun 15»
10
Letter from Waterloo: The Iron Duke takes a bow with final …
Removing his cocked hat to reveal a sweaty forehead, Alan Larsen, 54, a historical events consultant from Bolsover, also announced his ... «Evening Standard, Jun 15»

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