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sailor hat

a hat with a flat round crown and fairly broad brim that is rolled upwards
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  • The figure was dressed to look like a woman in a sailor hat.

  • Angèle had changed her dress to a dark-blue serge and sailor hat.

    The Revellers Louis Tracy
  • I muttered humbly, and wished that Alice were not so bewitching in a sailor hat.

    Lady Larkspur Meredith Nicholson
  • Under the brim of the sailor hat Patty's eyes were dewy with happiness.

    One Man in His Time

    Ellen Glasgow
  • Josie's sailor hat she placed on the back of her head, carefully pulling it down so that one ear was pushed down by the crown.

    Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman

    Emma Speed Sampson
  • Mary puts on a sailor hat—so, she said gravely, setting hers far back at a ludicrous angle.

    The Confounding of Camelia Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • A few years ago fashion made quite common a style of sailor hat with diminutive crown made in the shape of an hour-glass.

  • On a tumbled sea of blond curls a "chip" sailor hat, with a broad red ribbon, rode jauntily.

  • Miss Railing wore a strenuous look and pince-nez, a sailor hat, a white blouse, and a leather belt.

    The Bishop's Apron W. Somerset Maugham
  • She had just recently donned a sailor hat for the season with a band of pretty white-dotted blue silk.

    Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser

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