cocked hat definition

  • noun:
    • A hat because of the top turned up in 2 or three places, specifically a three-cornered cap; a tricorn.
    • A hat with the top turned-up to create two or three points; a bicorn or tricorn
    • The triangular room created because of the intersection associated with position outlines on a chart based on plotting three bearings; the estimated place of the ship
    • A variety of the game of bowls which but three pins, put at the angles of a triangle, are employed.
    • an email folded into a three-cornered shape.
    • cap with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form things
  • verb-transitive:
    • a game title like ninepins, except that just three pins are used, that are arranged at the perspectives of a triangle.

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