One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘A well-bred innocent, dressed in elegant sober clothes and perhaps from the provinces, falls victim to a couple of cockaded predators, preposterous in their ragged finery.’
- ‘This shows the troops, wearing their cockaded hats and carrying banners decorated with cockerels swarming into the Piazza del Popolo.’
- ‘Outside in a corridor is an old gent in a white uniform and a cockaded turban who has spent 37 years in a gilded cage slowly shuddering up and down a narrow stairwell.’
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