from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not wearing a bonnet.
- adj. circumcised
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of unbonnet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no bonnet on; by extension, without any headdress; bareheaded.
- Without taking the bonnet or cap off; making no obeisance.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
If she was "superbly gowned," we do not know it; if she was ever one of the "unbonneted," history is silent.
“No,” replied the gray headed seneschal, who attended upon him unbonneted.
There has been another spectator, in the person of a woman in the common shop; the lowest of the low; dirty, unbonneted, flaunting, and slovenly.
He touched his cap sternly as he looked on Huntinglen, but unbonneted to
With his white hair unbonneted, the stout old sheriff comes,
With his white hair, unbonneted, the stout old sheriff comes,
With his white hair unbonneted, the stout old sheriff comes;
And then, to crown all, you go out in all weathers with your heads exposed to the fiercest blasts, all unbonneted; for Webster says a bonnet is a _covering_ for the head; but few are the women's heads we have seen covered this season -- and then wonder why you should have such terrible colds, such troublesome coughs, such griping pleurisies, such burning fevers, and so many ailments!
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Grouped everywhere among the fish and fishers were matronly women and unbonneted damsels, most of them with handkerchiefs tied upon their heads; for they had got over their sea-sickness, now, and were coming by twos and threes from the saloon, to breathe a little fresh air and look on at the sport.
In the high upper seats of the rude amphitheatre sat the gaily - decked wives and daughters of the Gascons, from the metaries along the Ridge, and the chattering Spanish women of the Market, their shining hair unbonneted to the sun.