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Hatband

noun
1.
A band around the crown of a hat just above the brim.






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"Hatband" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Refectioner; and nought was wanting to commence the repast, save the presence of Sir Piercie Shafton, who at length appeared, glittering like the sun, in a carnation-velvet doublet, slashed and puffed out with cloth of silver, his hat of the newest block, surrounded by a hatband of goldsmith's work, while around his neck he wore a collar of gold, set with rubies and topazes so rich, that it vindicated his anxiety for the safety of his baggage from being founded upon his love of mere ...
— The Monastery • Sir Walter Scott

... nothing new under the sun. It appears from this that there was a tee-total movement in the time of the commonwealth. For the meaning of hatband, see editor's advertisement.—Ed. ...
— The Works of John Bunyan • John Bunyan

... He always wore a strange mixture of civilized and savage clothes—fringed buckskin "chaps," beaded moccasins, a blue flannel shirt, a scarlet silk handkerchief knotted around his throat, a wide-brimmed cowboy hat with a rattlesnake skin as a hatband, and two magnificent bracelets of ivory elks' teeth. His braided hair, his young, clean, thin, dark face, his fearless riding, began to be known far and wide. The men of the Hudson's Bay Company trusted him. The North-West Mounted Police loved him. The white traders admired him. ...
— The Shagganappi • E. Pauline Johnson

... "under the curl of the brim and in the folds of the hatband, where the brush has not been able to reach it, the powder has collected quite thickly, and we can see that it is a very fine powder, and very white, like flour. What do you make ...
— John Thorndyke's Cases • R. Austin Freeman

... put up a lorgnette and inspected Whitwell. "What are those strange things he has got in his hatband?" ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells



Words linked to "Hatband" :   banding, band, chapeau, hat, lid, stripe



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