cockade

[ ko-keyd ]
/ kɒˈkeɪd /

noun

a rosette, knot of ribbon, etc., usually worn on the hat as part of a uniform, as a badge of office, or the like.

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Origin of cockade

1650–60; alteration of cocarde<French, equivalent to coccock2 + -arde-ard

OTHER WORDS FROM cockade

cock·ad·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cockade

cockade
/ (kɒˈkeɪd) /

noun

a feather or ribbon worn on military headwear

Derived forms of cockade

cockaded, adjective

Word Origin for cockade

C18: changed from earlier cockard, from French cocarde, feminine of cocard arrogant, strutting, from coq cock 1
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