from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of broadbrim.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Two or 3 broadbrims, over against me at Table -- one of em said this is not a Toast but a Prayer, come let us join in it -- and they took their
On the way to Kennett Square, a young gentleman pointed out to us the home of Benjamin West, who distinguished himself, to the disgust of broadbrims generally, as a landscape painter.
In 1677 the ship Kent took out some 230 rather well-to-do Quakers, about as fine a company of broadbrims, it is said, as ever entered the Delaware.
Haven men wore their hats in meeting, I can't see why they fussed so over the Quakers 'broadbrims.
A strong < i > esprit de corps soon sprang up among the broadbrims, which made discipline easy, and after a few days Fink was besieged with petitioners for a like uniform, and a gun, and the privilege of being taken into his service.
"Sons of men who sat in meeting with their broadbrims o'er their brow,