from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The cap of liberty of the French revolutionists of 1793. See liberty-cap.
  • noun Hence A wearer of such a cap; a sans-culotte.
  • noun A red republican; an anarchist or communist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • The red cap adopted by the extremists in the French Revolution, which became a sign of patriotism at that epoch; hence, a revolutionist; a Red Republican.


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