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dunce's cap in History topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdunce's capˈdunce’s cap noun [countable]  SHSESa tall pointed hat that a stupid student had to wear in school in the past
Examples from the Corpus
dunce's capGoddess becomes Aunt Sally, crown a dunce's cap, when all is done.A dunce's cap for the Chancellor?