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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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Coutinho's sweet strike after 23 minutes provided the only goal but the difference between the two sides was huge and Liverpool should have put a hatful past relegated QPR.
The Hatters had numerous chances to equalise, but the Boro defence threw themselves in front of everything and McNamara made a hatful of saves to keep his side ahead.
Fulham had been the better side, with Berbatov in commanding form on his comeback from a hip injury, but they had failed to convert a hatful of chances.
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.
"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.
Winters returned to Broadway as the replacement for Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, 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."
Check out the Read Across America Web site: www.nea.org/readacross for a hatful of ideas.