campaign hat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n campaign hat a broad-brimmed felt hat with a high crown; formerly worn by the United States Army and Marine personnel
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Usage

In literature:

Annixter himself, on horseback, in boots and campaign hat, a cigar in his teeth, overlooked the scene.
"The Octopus" by Frank Norris
All wore the flannel shirt, handkerchief tied about the neck, and broad campaign hat.
"Vanished Arizona" by Martha Summerhayes
When he saw the khaki suit and the campaign hat he scowled, and ungraciously would have closed the door.
"A Charmed Life" by Richard Harding Davis
From under the brim of his campaign hat, his eyes cast furtive glances up and down the road.
"Peace Manoeuvres" by Richard Harding Davis
Toward this end his first step was to lose his campaign hat, which he recognized was too obviously the hat of an English officer.
"Real Soldiers of Fortune" by Richard Harding Davis
He stopped and shook the water off his Campaign hat.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
When not in the field, the service cap is worn instead of the campaign hat.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the" by War Department
Presently he pulls the broad brim of his campaign hat down over his eyes.
"Foes in Ambush" by Charles King
He took that precious hat off and stuffed it in his pocket, campaign buttons and all.
"Tom Slade's Double Dare" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Perhaps, catching a glimpse of my campaign hat, he thought it was you and shot at me.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers" by Jessie Graham Flower
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In news:

Clarian Health, after the 2008 financial meltdown forced it to halt its aggressive building campaign, put the hard hats back to work in 2010.
Conservatives aren't happy about the latest move by the Obama campaign to undermine his opponent Mitt Romney: an illustration posted on the campaign's Tumblr blog of Mitt Romney in a dunce hat.
A Mitt Romney supporter wears buttons on her hat at a Romney/Ryan campaign event in Largo , Florida.
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh has often joked about running for office, announcing a tongue-in-cheek presidential campaign in 1980 and throwing his name in the hat for vice president in 1992.
Seems lately like every time Campaign Desk reaches upward to tip our hat, our fingers spasm and convulse just before reaching the brim.
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