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  • n. Plural form of hatband.


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  • Any artists out there that make hatbands or something else?

    Having bagged 60 plus turkeys over the years I have a large cache of beards and spurs. Any ideas?

  • The New Yorker essayist George Plimpton also remembered that invasion of the Harlem peacocks in their enormous purple Cadillacs: "I'd never seen crowds as fancy, especially the men – felt hatbands and feathered capes, and the stilted shoes, the heels like polished ebony, and many smoking stuff in odd meerschaum pipes."

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  • Perhaps inspired by Fred Astaire's habit of slipping a necktie through his belt loops, the ribbon belt began as a clever re-purposing of the narrow fabrics used in hatbands and other garment trimmings.

    Tie One On

  • And all TSAʼs explosive trace detection machines, bomb puffers, and recent body scanners are essentially props -- hatbands, shoes, and overalls for the aviation scarecrow.

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  • We would each borrow from Grandpa's fedora collection, and put "PRESS" signs in our hatbands!

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  • Whether pressured by a public perception of callousness or simply by the lengthening list of dead soldiers, then, commemoration has moved to the vital center of Pentagon policy and has brought with it the mock twenty-one gun salutes and the rigid inspections of shined shoes and hatbands of the Reno competition.

    Simon Maxwell Apter: Best at Burying

  • Everybody, including the state government, was in hock up to the sweaty hatbands of their Panamas.

    Dream State

  • However, for some reason, all of her revelations have to do with the Sorting Hat, who we learn is a bigamist with a tragic Scotchgard addiction and a fetish for leather hatbands who once visited Thailand to procure the services of an underage sunbonnet.

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  • The little lads of Castlewood, almost smothered in black trains and hatbands, headed the procession, and were followed by my Lord Fairfax from Greenway

    The Virginians

  • There was a time, if we are to believe Herblok cartoons, when journalists were just reporters, carrying pencils in their hatbands and hanging out in smoky bars.

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