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How to use biretta in a sentence

He sighed, but resigning himself to the inevitable, lifted his biretta as he came up to the door.
EARL HUBERT'S DAUGHTEREMILY SARAH HOLT
Then came a large man with bold features and dark complexion, wearing a purple robe edged with red and a red biretta.
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
On our heads we wore a fascinating "biretta," or cap with a tall feather.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
Cerini was clad in the black silk soutane of his learned order, with the biretta upon his head.
THE SPELLWILLIAM DANA ORCUTT
The pope first invests him with the rochet and red biretta, but there is no formal ceremony.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
On the extreme left an austere dignitary in dark robe and biretta can be no other than the bishop, Troilo Baglioni himself.
PINTORICCHIOEVELYN MARCH PHILLIPPS
Only in Spain has the biretta continued to be worn without the raised ridges.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
The use of the Roman biretta has been introduced by a certain number of the clergy into the Anglican Church.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
He imagined that on the strength of my credit he could procure the biretta for himself.
THE MEMOIRS OF MADAME DE MONTESPAN, COMPLETEMADAME LA MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN
A biretta (the foreign form of a college cap) must not be worn during the Communion 90Service.
THE LEGAL POSITION OF THE CLERGYP. V. SMITH

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