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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.
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Personally, if someone offers me a Six Nations Twickenham ticket and I have to choose between that and staying on in Gloucestershire to watch another hatful of handicap hurdles while having my shoes irrigated by an inebriated member of the Worshipful Company Of Neckless Nightclub Doormen, I'll take the rugby.
Not only did the Reds score a hatful of goals, they played with a freedom, fluidity and vigour that currently stands them out from the crowd.
Some games you can create two or three chances and win; we're creating a hatful of chances, a hatful of opportunities, and not really getting what we deserve.
Manchester United MUST beat Hull City by a hatful of goals.
A Hatful of Hollow has been created by third year students at Gateshead College.
The Count missed a hatful of opportunities to close out the match as a valiant O'Shea refused to lie down and fought back from 6-4 to down level at 6-6.
The Havant goal enjoyed a charmed life throughout, with County managing 19 goal attempts and, with steadier finishing, could have scored a hatful.
and went on to appear in A Hatful of Rain, in 1955, The Night of the Iguana, in 1962, Minnie's Boys, in 1970, and the short-lived (but much-revived) The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, in 1978, among other productions.
Franciosa received both Tony and Oscar nominations for his portrayal of the brother of a heroin addict in "A Hatful of Rain," won a Golden Globe for his role as an actor who gives up everything for the stage in "Career" and starred in TV series including "The Name of the Game.
It was revenge for the 6-1 beating the Magpies had inflicted on Villa earlier in the season, although the visitors had most of the chances with Calvin Zola missing a hatful.
The debut project from Garth Brooks's Red Strokes Entertainment, Call Me Claus boasts a gay and gay-friendly creative team, including the extraordinary (and out) actor Sir Nigel Hawthorne (The Madness of King George, The Object of My Affection) as the jolly man in the red suit, lesbian executive producer Lisa Sanderson, and executive producers Whoopi Goldberg (who also stars) and Brooks (who contributes a hatful of Christmas tunes).
A Hatful of Rain'' (1957), Michael Vincent Gazzo, Alfred Hayes and Carl Foreman.