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Cockle-hat

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cockle-hat a hat bearing a scallop-shell, the badge of a pilgrim
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. coquille—Gr. kongchylionkongchē, a cockle.

Usage

In literature:

When we were all ready, with our big hats and cockle-shells, and our staves and our tape sandals, the pilgrims looked very nice.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
My cockle hat and staff and hismy sandal shoon.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
By his cockle hat and staff And his sandal shoon.
"Shakspere, Personal Recollections" by John A. Joyce
When we were all ready, with our big hats and cockle-shells, and our staves and our tape sandals, the pilgrims looked very nice.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
By his cockle hat and staff, And his sandal shoon.
"English Songs and Ballads" by Various
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