Definitions

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  • n. The manufacture of hats.

Etymologies

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hat +‎ making

Examples

  • My grandpa was in the hatmaking business for a long time, until hats went out of style.

    It’s Raining Cupcakes

  • According to Shaw, "Domestic ability, especially hatmaking, baking, and sewing, prepared these women to earn an income without leaving their homes if they were unable to obtain work in the professions."

    "Make It Yourself": Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890-1930

  • Organized tours to outlying villages will provide a glimpse of traditional crafts like hatmaking and gold jewelry work.

    Encounter Of Two Musical Traditions '99

  • Sophy's hatmaking, in the beginning, had been done at home.

    One Basket

  • Small wonder, then, that Sophy, the plain, with a gift for hatmaking, a knack at eggless cake baking, and a genius for turning a sleeve so that last year's style met this year's without a struggle, contributed nothing to the sag in the center of the old twine hammock on the front porch.

    One Basket

  • Page 47 helped him in his hatter's shop, for the Civil War was in progress and he had returned at odd times to hatmaking.

    The story of my life, or, More than a half century as I have lived it and seen it lived,

  • But hatmaking continued to be her passion: She'd make them at home and sell them at hat parties.

    Fore, right!

  • In 1837, a straw hat business began flourishing, and hatmaking supplanted bookmaking as the main employer until 1969.

    WN.com - Business News

  • In 1837, a straw hat business began flourishing, and hatmaking supplanted bookmaking as the main employer until

    WN.com - Business News

  • American Needle Inc. sued, claiming the league violated antitrust law because all 32 teams worked together to freeze it out of the NFL-licensed hatmaking business and gave Reebok an exclusive 10-year license.

    News

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