Origin of calotte
Words nearby calotte
How to use calotte in a sentence
The familiar, mocking, and rather concentrated expression, and the little calotte itself is not hidden.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
A blond forming a fanchon on the calotte is laid also under the other edge of the ornament.
Brantôme says a calle or calotte is "a cap," hence the phrase, Plattes comme des calles.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
He has on a calotte, and a robe bordered with fur, attached in front with a single button.
The Bust of a Man, seen in a front view, having on a cap in the shape of a calotte, and a mantle bordered with carmine.