Word of the Day – Billycock

By November 14, 2019 Word of the Day

Billycock (noun) (historic)

bil-ee-kok

A type of bowler hat.

Mid 19th century said to be from the name of William Coke, nephew of Thomas William Coke, Earl of Leicester (1752–1842).

Example sentences

“He wore a distinctive billcock.”

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