Definitions

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  • n. Designating a type of wide-brimmed felt hat.

Etymologies

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The name of the Italian company which made them.

Examples

  • This hat emporium, on Fifth just south of the Empire State, is the only place in New York City where you will see the name Borsalino the elegant Italian hat manufacturer in lights.

    A Good Sign: J & J Hat Center

  • As popular as "Borsalino" was, critically speaking it would herald a turning point in Delon's career; for the most part, his best and most enduring work would be behind him.

    John Farr: Heartthrob: Alain Delon Turns 75

  • My first recollection of this iconic French star, who turns seventy-five tomorrow, was his appearance in a wildly popular film called "Borsalino" 1970, which Delon co-produced and which co-starred perhaps his closest on-screen rival, Jean-Paul Belmondo.

    John Farr: Heartthrob: Alain Delon Turns 75

  • "Borsalino" 1970, which Delon co-produced and which co-starred perhaps his closest on-screen rival, Jean-Paul Belmondo.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • When he was a little boy in Spain, Javier Freyre and his grandfather—“a classic vermouth gentleman who always wore a Borsalino hat and carried a walking cane”—shared a ritual: They nibbled fried almonds before lunch or tapas.

    One Big Table

  • Bedecked in a tweed blazer and Borsalino hat, Mr. Harper looked more the part of dapper designer than genre-blurring musician.

    Kate Schelter: 25 Best of NY Fashion Week

  • Italian headwear expert Borsalino offers a new fur-lined helmet, the Lapin, complete with silk-covered neck strap (from €350; borsalino. com).

    Balmy Biking

  • Wolfe, decked out in his trademark Edwardian attire and his trademark smirk, was the media's ubiquitous darling this fall, doffing and donning that Borsalino hat in print and on the tube from coast to coast.

    Mr. Wolfe Bites Back

  • Our motif was that of old-school gangsters—our double-breasted suits and Borsalino Como fedoras contributed to our debonair personas.

    Street Judge

  • Hannibal Lecter, being a connoisseur of fine wines, Renaissance art, and dapper Borsalino hats, would have liked the idea of Ridley Scott directing the long-awaited sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs."

    Knock, Knock. Who's There?

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