by·​cok·​et | \ (ˈ)bī¦käkə̇t \
variants: or abacot \ ¦abə¦kät \ or less commonly abococket \ ¦abə¦käkə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of bycoket

: 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

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History and Etymology for bycoket

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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 16 December 2019.

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