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  • n. Plural form of homburg.


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  • The women wore fur wraps and laced bonnets, the men dark suits and homburgs.

    George Washington’s First War

  • They wore crushed hats of all varieties: bowlers, straws, stetsons, derbies, homburgs.

    The Palatski Man

  • Even with the official opening still weeks away, crowds of men in suits and homburgs and women in fashionable dresses and furs came every day just to stroll along the pine planks.


  • That morning, after coffee at the White House and a brief pause at the North Portico for the benefit of newsmen, photographers, and television cameras, Eisenhower and Kennedy had driven off to the Capitol wearing top hats in place of the homburgs that Eisenhower had sought to install as a tradition at his inaugural in 1953.

    Going Home to Glory

  • Criminals take to wearing expensive, tailored suits, fedoras or homburgs, and using daggers.

    I write better Astrology stuff than Sargon

  • Still, I have fond recollections of my father's shop as it existed half a century ago: the bolts of exquisite fabric on the counters; the dressing rooms with red velvet curtains and three-sided mirrors; the framed posters of elegantly attired men wearing homburgs and fedoras, suits with pocket handkerchiefs, and overcoats with boutonniered buttonholes.

    Gay Talese: The Scion, the Stitch, and the Wardrobe

  • The other largely aging politicians and officials were equally protected against the cold, many of them in top hats or homburgs.

    Excerpt: The Kennedy Men by Laurence Leamer

  • The men had homburgs and fedoras clamped on their heads.


  • An in­ventory of their hats alone spoke of the Belvedere's clientele; top hats and coke hats and westerns and cattlemans, homburgs and Dakotas and Sinaloas.

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  • Everyone feels compelled to tell a parent to put a hat on the baby in a country where we wear scarves, snoods, spodiks and streimels; wimples, fedoras, berets, tarbushes, homburgs, mods, kippot and keffiyot.

    Elder of Ziyon


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