American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tight-fitting hat with visors in the front and back, originally worn by hunters.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises deer-stalking.
- n. A lined cap of cloth or flannel, peaked before and behind with the same material, and sometimes having ear-flaps which are turned up over the crown and tied together at the top by laces.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who practices deerstalking.
- n. engraving A close-fitting cap, usually woolen, such as is worn in deerstalking, having a low crown and visors both in front and back, and having earflaps which are usually worn tied together over the top; also called
fore-and-after, deerstalker hatand deerstalker cap; a hunter's cap; formerly also used for any stiff, round hat.
- n. a tight-fitting hat with visors front and back; formerly worn by hunters
“I hesitated a little when I realized that the clothes he had brought for me were my own, but of the kind one wore for hunting, even down to the knee-high leather boots, tweed breeches and a three-eared cap-what they call a deerstalker in England-which I fastened under my chin.”
“(I can still remember the cover of that book by the way, with its iconic painting of Holmes in deerstalker cap and magnifying glass).”
“The clues aren't obvious—very few will be decked in deerstalker hats or carrying a pipe, and they most pointedly do not say, "Elementary, my dear Watson," a phrase their hero never once uttered in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's works.”
“The deerstalker updated for today's modern man by Galliano.”
“Known for his deerstalker hat and courtside seat, Mieuli purchased a stake in the Warriors 'organization when it moved West from Philadelphia in 1962.”
“CUT TO: black cloud of smoke wearing a Sherlock Holmes hat I believe they are called “deerstalker”, no doubt because of all those deer Sherlock Holmes killed by leaping out of trees and ripping out their throats with his teeth.”
“Those never exposed to Sherlock Holmes beyond the vague idea of the stodgy Brit in the deerstalker cap and cloak while wielding a giant magnifying glass will discover an energetic and exciting spin on the character.”
“Even now, more than 80 years since his death, and a century and a quarter since fiction's most celebrated consulting detective made his bow in "A Study in Scarlet" 1887, any impressionist who ventures onto a television screen in a deerstalker hat with a murmur of "Elementary, my dear Watson" can be sure of having four-fifths of the audience instantly on his side.”
“The world also lost Franklin Mieuli, quite possibly the only NBA owner to sport a deerstalker cap on the sidelines.”
“There are times my tinfoil deerstalker tells me that the media and DC and Wall Street love that campaign money so much, they keep moving the bart on us so we continue to spend billions on political advertising.”
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