variants or abacot
or less commonly abococket
plural -s
: a hat with a high crown and a wide brim turned up in back and coming to a point like a beak in front worn especially in the 15th century

Word History


Middle English bycoket, from Middle English, from Middle French bicoquet; abacot, abococket alteration of a bycoket, from a entry 2 + bycoket

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“Bycoket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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