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cockade

noun [C] uk   /kɒkˈeɪd/ us    /kɑːˈkeɪd/
a decorative knot of cloth worn in the hat, often for official ceremonies, to show rank
Translations of “cockade”
in Spanish escarapela…
in French cocarde…
in German die Kokarde…
in Chinese (Traditional) (帽子上表示級別的)緞帶花結,帽章…
in Chinese (Simplified) (帽子上表示级别的)缎带花结,帽章…
(Definition of cockade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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