cap and bells

noun
plural caps and bells

Definition of cap and bells

1 : a cap with bells attached worn by a court fool or professional jester
2 : a fool's bauble : marotte

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“Cap and bells.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cap%20and%20bells. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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