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  • n. Alternative spelling of hatstand.


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  • Someone valued, but no more than that of a hat-stand with car keys and a tolerance for tequila.

    The Getting of Ignorance

  • There are touches of Summer around, though, in the python-skin Zagliani handbag strewn across the console and the pink baker-boy hat hooked onto the hat-stand

    Confetti Confidential

  • Although the selection process should make interesting viewing, a hat-stand with a red rosette could get in here.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Each torso was not unlike a huge hat-stand, and suspended to the pegs and prongs were lumps of some substance which at first she did not recognize; they proved to be a chronological sequel to the previous scene.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • He stood for fully two minutes by the hat-stand whereon he had hung his hat so many times.

    To Let

  • Versailles of old, the apparition of the King, the possibility of my encountering them, in which too, invariably, after butting into an enormous hat-stand with seven branches, like the Candlestick in

    Within a Budding Grove

  • The first thing that leaped to my eyes in the hall, on the hat-stand, among other garments, was an overcoat.

    The Kreutzer Sonata

  • Then Strake, standing in the narrow passage between the hat-stand and the old sideboard, and looking down in triumph on the last of his foes heard something he had not expected.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • I myself walked past the hat-stand once without knowing it was anything but a hat-stand.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • There was nothing else on that side but an ordinary hat-stand with the ordinary dingy cluster of old hats and overcoats; but on the other side was something more interesting: a very dark old oak sideboard laid out with some old silver, and overhung by a trophy or ornament of old weapons.

    The Complete Father Brown


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