cap and bells

Origin of cap and bells

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cap and bells

Historical Examples of cap and bells


British Dictionary definitions for cap and bells

cap and bells

noun
  1. the traditional garb of a court jester, including a cap with bells attached to it
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012