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 Regime de la Calotte.Regi’na (St.), 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Regiment de la Calotte.
A society of witty and satirical men in the reign of Louis XIV. When any public character made himself ridiculous, a calotte was sent to him to “cover the bald or brainless part of his noddle.” (See above.)   1

 Regime de la Calotte.Regi’na (St.), 

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