Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Wearing a bonnet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearing a bonnet.
  • adj. Protected by a bonnet. See Bonnet, 4 (a).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing a bonnet, or furnished with a bonnet, in any of the senses of that word.

Etymologies

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bonnet +‎ -ed

Examples

  • There is an old established usage in Berlin, on New Year's eve, which prescribed that any man appearing in the street in a high or stiff hat should be incontinently bonneted, that is to say, have his hat crushed down over his eyes and ears by a blow of the fist.

    The Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

  • Him the _pelados_ had "bonneted," and otherwise maltreated.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

  • Scrooge reverently disclaimed all intention to offend or any knowledge of having wilfully 'bonneted' the Spirit at any period of his life.

    A Christmas Carol

  • Scrooge reverently disclaimed all intention to offend or any knowledge of having wilfully "bonneted" the Spirit at any period of his life.

    A Christmas Carol

  • As she passed her arm through mine I nodded offhand and said, "Ladies" as twenty bonneted heads ducked in my direction, and twenty graceful figures bobbed-by George, I daren't stare or I'd have started to drool.

    Isabelle

  • The Tinker is of course very special to everyone who knows him and that might be quite a lot of people soon, but here he is with a 2 week old well-packaged and bonneted me.

    Happy Birthday to....

  • Personally, I am dividing my time between the Orange Culture, and the Wrecker Culture (*), but Lowland Scots Culture is beginning to creep up in appreciation, much like a blue bonneted border reiver upon some English cattle (*).

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Turn, then, thy sharp, wire-drawing, lawyer-like ingenuity to the same task — make up my history as though thou wert shaping the blundering allegations of some blue-bonneted, hard-headed client, into a condescendence of facts and circumstances, and thou shalt be, not my Apollo — QUID TIBI CUM

    Redgauntlet

  • When her bonneted chieftains around her shall crowd,

    A Legend of Montrose

  • We grow up as children with it, a nursemaid of a bonneted sort, round-faced and kind, not burning too close like parents, or too far to spare even a glance, like movie stars.

    Half Moon, Small Cloud

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