American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band of ribbon or cloth worn on a hat just above the brim.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A band or ribbon placed about a hat just above the brim. A broader band of some black material, such as crape, is often worn as mourning. In Great Britain a broad band of bombazine, with bows at the back and hanging ends of some length, is worn on the hat by the undertaker and his assistants at funerals, similar bands of crape, but with shorter ends, being worn by the chief mourners then and for some time thereafter.
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a ribbon, or sometimes a sort of braid ending in tassels.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A band round the crown of a hat; sometimes, a band of black cloth, crape, etc., worn as a badge of mourning.
- n. a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
- hat + band (Wiktionary)
“Arbon, surely your hatband is too tight and therefore affecting your memory.”
“In her hatband was a bluebird feather; her fingers rose to it reminiscently.”
“I have a size 8 hatband, meaning Barry Bonds looks like a pinhead compared to me.”
“If the ducks were within 40 yards, maybe I need a purple hatband.”
“When he showed up at a 1960s ruckus at Columbia University, younger reporters noted with amazed laughter that he was the last journalist in America to wear a card saying PRESS in his hatband.”
“I had an old Stetson felt hat that I lost when I spilled in a pair of waders, it was beat up, had to be re-stitched like 6 times, the hatband fell apart, but it was a great hat, I just wonder where it is right now:?”
“ O'Toole took off his felt hat and stuffed the bill in the hatband.”
“Casor took the stiletto out of his hatband, motioned the bartender (always giggling) for another drink.”
“He had put the stiletto in his hatband and started dancing about, all tough.”
“He put on a scarlet red tie (matching his scarlet hatband), tucked a pistol in his belt, then mounted a mule and headed with his entourage for the front lines.”
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manners of hat - some vague, many trite, some not
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