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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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STAFF and students at a Black Country council raised pounds 544 for two worthy causes after passing the hat round among town hall colleagues.
But they've been passing the hat for many of the wounded Marines returning from Iraq.
Across the state, college students are holding fund-raisers, passing the hat and digging deep in an effort to aid relief efforts.
I'm passing the hat today for some great guys at the Sepulveda VA who just found out there isn't money in the Greater Los Angeles VA's budget to send them to the Golden Age Games this May in Norman, Okla.
LTD must build the station in stages while passing the hat for the other $2 million - and hoping to have it up by the time a high-speed bus arrives from Eugene in 2003.
Somebody who knows you might see you, and pretty soon they're passing the hat around for your family.