Hat


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Hat

A Turkish measure of length approximately equivalent to 2.63 millimeters. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
References in classic literature ?
As the coach stops, a gentleman in a straw hat looks out of the window:
By this time he had sprawlingly recovered the hat, and made an odd little bobbing bow over it, as if setting everything quite right.
He placed the hat upon the glass floor, made a pass with his hand, and then removed the hat, displaying a little white piglet no bigger than a mouse, which began to run around here and there and to grunt and squeal in a tiny, shrill voice.
are legible upon the lining of this hat, but as there are some thousands of Bakers, and some hundreds of Henry Bakers in this city of ours, it is not easy to restore lost property to any one of them.
If he starts off with the top hat and umbrella the afternoon turns out fearfully hot, and the perspiration takes all the soap out of his mustache and converts the beautifully arranged curl over his forehead into a limp wisp resembling a lump of seaweed.
Of course when Peter landed he beached his barque [small ship, actually the Never Bird's nest in this particular case in point] in a place where the bird would easily find it; but the hat was such a great success that she abandoned the nest.
It was putting flowers on your hat at all, no matter what color they were, that was ridiculous.
Smauker, my lad, your fin,' said the gentleman with the cocked hat.
Arnold twisted the traveling hat which Blanche had thrown to him, nervously, in both hands.
Strip the bishop of his apron, or the beadle of his hat and lace; what are they?
So he went with him, and, not long afterwards, they met a man who wore a little hat, but he had it slouched over one ear.
said Kit, laying aside his hat with a weary air and sighing as he spoke.