dress hat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dress hat a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
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Usage

In literature:

She was dressed in a white frock with low neck, and a flat hat, and was trimmed out with red ribbons in all directions.
"Round the Block" by John Bell Bouton
In other words, a person may have a hat as his property, or he may have it only as a part of his dress.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
He also dresses very carefully, and he wears a silk hat.
"Ashton-Kirk, Investigator" by John T. McIntyre
Bettina had finished my packing, and had laid my travelling dress and hat upon a chair.
"Richard Vandermarck" by Miriam Coles Harris
By the light of the lamp he carried they saw that he was dressed and coated for a journey, with his hat on.
"The Moon Rock" by Arthur J. Rees
From hat to shoes she gave the impression of being well and carefully dressed.
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
A figure dressed in plain clothes and a good round hat, passed gently between the above people and the fire.
"The Book of Dreams and Ghosts" by Andrew Lang
She had got a new blue dress, and a new pink hat.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2" by Charles Dudley Warner
They were all dressed with great simplicity; scarcely in high dinner dress; the Queen and Madame Adelaide wearing evening hats.
"A Residence in France" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Newspaper masks, newspaper cocked hats, old shawls, dressing-gowns, and sticks are quite sufficient for home charades.
"My Book of Indoor Games" by Clarence Squareman
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In poetry:

"For picnics and for rambles
A polished buttercup.
If hats were made of flowers,
How people would dress up!"
"June" by Nancy Byrd Turner
The hearse is ahead,
But after there follows
A troop of streetwalkers
In wide flowered hats,
Leg-of-mutton sleeves,
And ankle-length dresses.
"Dublinesque" by Philip Larkin
When wild geese honk on Walpurgis night
who thinks then of going to rest?
With dew-beaded hat you roam out of sight
through fjordland and woods newly dressed.
"May Night" by Jeppe Aakjaer
A PAGE the magistrate was quickly seen,
In dress, in look, in age, in air, in mien;
His hat became a cap; his beard alone
Remained unchanged; the rest had wholly flown.
"The Little Dog" by Jean de La Fontaine
If he wore decent clothes he could not wear the hat
So his plan to play cow boy was finished at that.
He would have to go dressed like he always had done
Though to wear his old outfit would sure have been fun.
"His Old Clothes" by Bruce Kiskaddon
Ah, here is her kitchen dress! it makes my poor eyes blur;
It seems, when I look at that, as if 'twas holdin' her.
And here are her week-day shoes, and there is her week-day hat,
And yonder's her weddin' gown: I wonder she didn't take that.
"Gone With A Handsomer Man" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

Holly Madison looks lovely wearing a yellow dress with a green cardigan and carrying a pink and purple hat in West Hollywood, CA on June 13, 2012.
5 Girl's Dresses & Kids Gloves and Hats $5 or Less- includes shipping (new customers only).
Hungry for Notice, Some Try Waffle Pants, Octopus Hats and Cabbage Dresses.
Zoe paired menswear-inspired suits with flowing blouses, striped trousers with leather blazers and maxi-dresses with black straw hats for a serious city-girl-on-holiday look.
Shoe hats, lobster dresses, and spiraling goggle glasses could easily be part of a closet inventory belonging to Lady Gaga.
PARIS (AP) — Shoe hats, lobster dresses, and spiraling goggle glasses could easily be part of a closet inventory belonging to Lady Gaga.
The fashion director of Self Service talks fall fashion, dressing for the bloggerazzi and wearing two hats.
Those that are non-plussed over the material might say yes after seeing this man I snapped a photo of on 16th and Mission Streets who was dressed in a leather coat lined with shearling , topped off with a green hat.
There's no dress code for National Drink Beer Day, so wear whatever hat strikes your fancy.
Fans of Adult Alternative music, sun dresses and goofy hats, rejoice: Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat will be joining forces for a duet.
The next table over, children color pages depicting a skeleton woman in a fancy, large, dress hat.
Activities involved dress up, making crafts, reading Dr Seuss books and watching the movie "The Cat in the Hat".
In honor of Dr Seuss, Tom Vail of Corner Bookstore, an RMS Partner in Education, came dressed as the Cat in the Hat and read to one of the school's classes.
That meant that Wesley Jaeger, dressed in his favorite green hat, was out playing.
He was dressed in throwback tuxedo suit and top hat — talk about being dressed to kill.
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