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a kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by roman Catholic ecclesiastics.

Origin: f. Barrette, LL. Barretum a cap. See berretta, and cf. Biretta.

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... of us disabled is that we know it." Dan Ackroyd, for example, has Tourette`s syndrome, Albert Einstein suffered from dyslexia and Syd Barret, a musical genius, is a sad example of a Schizophrenic.

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