Simple Definition of cockade
: a decoration that is worn on a hat especially as part of a uniform to show a person's status, rank, etc.
Full Definition of cockade
: an ornament (as a rosette) usually worn on a hat as a badge
cockadedplay \-ˈkā-dəd\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of cockade
modification of French cocarde, from feminine of cocard vain, from coq cock, from Old French coc, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 1709
Rhymes with cockade
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