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callot


callot


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Callot  \Cal"lot\,  n. 
  A  plant  coif  or  skullcap.  Same  as  {Calotte}.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calotte  \Ca*lotte"\,  Callot  \Cal"lot\,  n.  [F.  calotte,  dim.  of 
  cale  a  sort  of  flat  cap.  Cf  {Caul}.] 
  A  close  cap  without  visor  or  brim.  Especially: 
  a  Such  a  cap,  worn  by  English  serjeants  at  law. 
  b  Such  a  cap,  worn  by  the  French  cavalry  under  their 
  helmets. 
  c  Such  a  cap,  worn  by  the  clergy  of  the  Roman  Catholic 
  Church. 
 
  {To  assume  the  calotte},  to  become  a  priest.