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hatband

[ hat-band ]

noun

  1. a band or ribbon placed about the crown of a hat, just above the brim.
  2. a black band similarly worn as a sign of mourning.


hatband

/ ˈhætˌbænd /

noun

  1. a band or ribbon around the base of the crown of a hat


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hatband1

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; hat, band 2

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Example Sentences

The Girl Pioneers have their khaki uniform with red tie and red hatband, which is practical, adaptable, and pleasing.

Frederick was so lost in meditation that he started when someone without saying a word took the ticket from his hatband.

Put a half dozen seasonable patterns in your hatband, and a dozen more in a little book that will not bulge your pocket.

He might at least, I thought, have offered me a mourning hatband or a new school ribbon.

As to Dick's hatband, it is expressed in a peculiarly clumsy and round-about manner by Southey.

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