coxcomb (n.) Old form(s): Coxcombe
fool's cap [with a crest like a cock's crest]
KL I.iv.95[Fool to disguised Kent] Here's my coxcomb ... take my coxcomb
MW V.v.137[Falstaff to all] Shall I have a coxcomb of frieze?
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