quichenotte

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Allegedly from English "kiss me not", from the use of the cap to discourage English soldiers from dallying with French women during the Hundred Years' War.

Noun[edit]

quichenotte f (plural quichenottes)

  1. A type of women's hat resembling a head scarf, popular in certain areas of France.

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