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dunce s cap

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  • dunce's cap — ► NOUN ▪ a paper cone formerly put on the head of a dunce at school as a mark of disgrace …   English terms dictionary

  • dunce's cap — n a tall pointed hat that a stupid student had to wear in school in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dunce's cap — noun a cone shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils • Syn: ↑dunce cap, ↑fool s cap • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid * * * noun see dunce cap * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • dunce's cap — (N. Amer. also dunce cap) noun a paper cone formerly put on the head of a dunce at school as a mark of disgrace …   English new terms dictionary

  • dunce's cap — noun see dunce cap …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dunce's cap — /ˈdʌnsəz kæp/ (say dunsuhz kap) noun a tall paper cone, formerly put on the head of a slow or lazy student. Also, dunce cap …   Australian English dictionary

  • dunce's cap — n. tall conical hat once worn by poor or lazy students as punishment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dunce's cap — noun (C) a tall pointed hat that a stupid student had to wear in school in the past …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dunce cap — dunce′ (or dunce′ s) cap n. a tall cone shaped hat formerly worn by slow or lazy students as a punishment Also called fool s cap Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Dunce cap — For the topological space, see Dunce hat (topology). A young boy wearing a dunce cap in class, from a staged photo c.1906 A dunce cap, also variously known as a dunce hat, dunce s cap, or dunce s hat, is a pointed hat. In popular culture, it is… …   Wikipedia

  • dunce cap — noun a cone shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils • Syn: ↑dunce s cap, ↑fool s cap • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

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