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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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"But a hatter," protested Hood, "can get money out of his stock of new hats. What could Todhunter get out of this one old hat?"
Then a little man jumped out of the basket, took off his tall hat, and bowed very gracefully to the crowd of Mangaboos around him.
Beside the couch was a wooden chair, and on the angle of the back hung a very seedy and disreputable hard-felt hat, much the worse for wear, and cracked in several places.
So it dresses in black coats and trousers, and black hats, and black boots, and, dear me, it is such a very respectable gentleman--to think it could ever have gone gadding about as a troubadour or a knight-errant, dressed in all those fancy colors!
It was not until the next Friday that Marilla heard the story of the flower-wreathed hat. She came home from Mrs.
John Smauker, raising his hat gracefully with one hand, while he gently waved the other in a condescending manner.
"I am shocked, uncle, to interrupt you again--but these horrid hats of Arnold's are beginning to weigh upon my mind.
The laced coat, and the cocked hat; where were they?
"Do all boats wiggle about in that way?" she asked, lingering as if to tie her hat more firmly.
Among them, is a stout gentleman in a brown hat, swinging himself to and fro in a rocking-chair on the pavement.
At the same moment the bird fluttered down upon the hat and once more sat snugly on her eggs.
But the hat was not a military hat, the man was not in uniform and had not a martial bearing.