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  • n. Alternative form of Homburg.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A felt hat with a crown that is creased lengthwise, and a brim that is slightly curled upward at the edge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hat made of felt with a creased crown


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  • After Luke Voyles of Fisk and Elizabeth Campbell of Centerville eventually misspelled a word, Summer Johnston of Advance accurately spelled 'homburg' to take first place. Headlines

  • I went over there decked out in a cashmere coat, homburg and a long cigar.

    Tycoon Churned Out Doctors in Caribbean

  • I'm looking at the last homburg in south-east London, perhaps in western Europe.

    Michael Frayn: The day my life changed

  • Not always in a black homburg? sometimes in a brown trilby.

    Michael Frayn: The day my life changed

  • In all the years I've spent imagining myself into the heads of characters in plays and novels I've never really tried to feel what it was like to be that rather striking real character in the homburg hat.

    Michael Frayn: The day my life changed

  • Notwithstanding Clegg's reassuring 1950s cardigan-model looks, I doubt that any significant part of the seething electorate naturally supports the Liberal Party which has no more connection with the zeitgeist than Jeremy Thorpe's homburg or Gladstone's bag.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Chase, dressed for once like everyone else in a dark coat and pants, his homburg pulled low over his forehead.


  • The shiver of death walked over barmaid Mehalah Mussett's grave at the two 6'5 yanks, wearing dark glasses and homburg hats, their fat trigger fingers twitching expectantly, stood in the lounge bar waiting to be served.

    Oh Christ I`m Related To Harriet Harman

  • Mr. Steward (Frank Langella) is a pip: a distinguished older gentleman in a homburg and cashmere coat, who happens to be missing a large chunk of his face.

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: The Box

  • With crowds and cameras, he was a ham — kissing babies and trading his homburg for a unionized longshoreman's cap.

    Khrushchev in the Land of Lincoln


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