How to use Three-cornered in a sentence
The despised Herati Tajik, in blue shirt and skull-cap, and with no instrument better than a three-cornered spade, is as skilled an agriculturist as is the Ghilzai engineer, but he cannot effect more than the limits of his water-supply will permit.
Some varieties are dopallari, a skull-cap; kishtinuma, or boat-shaped cap; goltopi, a round cap of the kind known in England as " pork-pie "; bezwi, or egg-shaped cap; sigoshia, or three-cornered cap; chaugoshia, or four-cornered cap; tajdar, or crown-shaped cap; &c. Many other caps are named after the locality of manufacture or some peculiarity of make, e.g.
Not only was the Balkan league on the point of internal explosion, but the Concert of Europe was trying to create the new state of Albania in the midst of a three-cornered diplomatic contest between Austria-Hungary, Italy and Russia.
Pierre caught a glimpse of a man in a three-cornered hat with a tranquil look on his handsome, plump, white face.
The triangle itself was known as a cocked hat after its resemblance to the common three-cornered hat of the times.Advertisement
One three-cornered fight resulted in swings toward the Lib Dems from both other parties, the other a drift away from Labor.
Many of the current Governors were returned unopposed but the level of interest in Stroud resulted in a three-cornered contest for two positions.
This alternates with a story of ardent love, which eventually results in a veritable three-cornered relationship.
It is much dwarfer than K. aloides, its leaves are much narrower, while its flowers are smaller and its bright green leaves are in dense rosettes, narrow, very pointed, and almost three-cornered.
Everyone wore a hat, the three-cornered, or tri-corner hat being the most fashionable.Advertisement
A three-cornered Celtic knot is also known as the "Trinity" or the "Triquetra" and represents the unity of heart, soul, and mind.