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derby hat


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n derby hat a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
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In literature:

He's a tall, black boy an' wears a derby hat.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
On looking further, he missed a new derby hat that he had prized more than usual, also his suitcase.
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
He put on his Derby hat slowly and went forth in his shirt-sleeves.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
He dresses quietly in a plain sack suit of dark material, and wears a Derby hat.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
And not a Derby hat in the whole place except mine.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
Bradley turned, and saw a small man with a stubby mustache, under whose derby hat-rim a pair of round black eyes shone with a keen glitter.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The exchange of the Southerner's slouch hat and Prince Albert for Phil's derby and short coat completely fooled the guard in the dim light.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
He was wearing an overcoat and a derby hat, and was pressing an electric bell.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
With my golf trousers and white ducks I wore a derby hat.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
He was wearing an overcoat that came down to his heels, and a derby hat that rested rather firmly upon his ears.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
For the men, it was their joy to be able to purchase a derby hat.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
Two men, in derby hats and tightly buttoned overcoats, confronted him.
"A Nest of Spies" by Pierre Souvestre
Neat dresser, quiet, usually wears blue serge suit, black derby hat, black shoes.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
He wore, I remember, a brown derby hat and a little top coat.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Listen, every FBI man in the country must be up to his cute little derby hat in work.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He took off his derby hat and ruefully regarded a hole through the crown.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
Clad in good dark clothes, a low crowned derby hat, he often snoozes as he rests his eighty-two year old frame.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
He wore a Derby hat, and we saw over his arm a rubber mackintosh.
"Aliens" by William McFee
Once ashore I bought myself everything from patent leather shoes to a derby hat.
"Over the Seas for Uncle Sam" by Elaine Sterne
Derby hats are in little demand in that part of the world.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

In poetry:

Son, the millennium is at hand!
What though Armenians be mashed flat?
The world is getting just perfectly grand,
For the Turk has bought him a derby hat.
"Millennium" by Ellis Parker Butler
The neatest officer on the coast Hang your sails to the whiffletree slat! Was the famous Admiral Buttertoast
Who sailed the historical Derby Hat.
Flutter the ensign, whittle the screw
For the neat old Admiral and his crew!
"The Battle of Clothesline Bay" by Wallace Irwin
So the grim marauders of Grimy Dan
Sailed the greasy Frying Pan into the bay
Where the Derby Hat all spick and span
A-drying her clothes in the offing lay.
"Ho!" cried the pirate, and likewise, "Hum!
Edam Schnapps and Jamaica Rum!"
"The Battle of Clothesline Bay" by Wallace Irwin

In news:

Miranda Lambert caught everyone's attention when she wore a Kate Middleton-inspired hat to the Kentucky Derby in May Now, the chic black headpiece can be yours.
Miranda Lambert's Kentucky Derby Hat up For Auction.
Remember the hat that Miranda Lambert wore to The Kentucky Derby last month.
Miranda's Kentucky Derby Hat Is Going to the Dogs.
Yes, picking the perfect Derby hat can be a test of mental acuity, but who knew there is actually a bit of science that goes along with the head topper you choose.
Whether you're looking for something larger than life or simple and sophisticated you're sure to find a winning Derby hat during the second annual Derby Rose Hat Preview benefitting Campbellsville University students.
Enjoy more of our Derby hat s in all their face shrouding glory.
Hats off — er, on — to Remington Park's sixth annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest.
Finding the perfect Derby hat is hard — sometimes seemingly impossible.
LOUISVILLE (AP) — As if custom-made hats, premium box seats and limo rides weren't enough, the Kentucky Derby will now feature the $1,000 mint julep .
Venture Crew 13's Julian Cook, 16, of Fonda, and Jake Zugzda, 18, of Perth, wear snow-dusted, multi-colored cone hats during the annual Klondike Derby and Deep Freeze held at Camp Boyhaven in Middle Grove on Saturday.
He's the tallest man wearing a derby hat and long coat.
As fans gather at Churchill Downs for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, all of paparazzi's eyes will be on something else: ladies' hats.
Outrageous men's Kentucky Derby hats.
Second to the horse race (and maybe the parties), the Kentucky Derby, which is May 4 and 5, is known for some fabulous women's hats that adorn the sidelines of the multi-million dollar horse race.