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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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In answer to a curt but civil summons, the door opened inwards and there shambled into the room a shapeless little figure, which seemed to find its own hat and umbrella as unmanageable as a mass of luggage.
He took the hat and examined it carefully, returning it afterward to the Wizard.
and what a delightful litter their ribbons and laces, and gloves and hats, and parasols and 'kerchiefs make
Rachel says you went to church last Sunday with your hat rigged out ridiculous with roses and buttercups.
Plates for a corresponding number of guests were warming behind the fender; and the guests themselves were warming before it: the chief and most important of whom appeared to be a stoutish gentleman in a bright crimson coat with long tails, vividly red breeches, and a cocked hat, who was standing with his back to the fire, and had apparently just entered, for besides retaining his cocked hat on his head, he carried in his hand a high stick, such as gentlemen of his profession usually elevate in a sloping position over the roofs of carriages.
There's your hat," she added, tossing it to her husband, gayly.
Strip the bishop of his apron, or the beadle of his hat and lace; what are they?
His hat was the cover, his queue the handle, and his pipe the nose.
As the coach stops, a gentleman in a straw hat looks out of the window:
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.
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.
The man removed the unmilitary hat, put his hand to his head, passed it through his hair and, withdrawing it, attentively considered the palm.