hatbox


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hat·box

 (hăt′bŏks′)
n.
A box or case for a hat.

hatbox

(ˈhætˌbɒks)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a box or case for a hat or hats

hat•box

(ˈhætˌbɒks)

n.
a case or box for a hat.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatbox - a round piece of luggage for carrying hatshatbox - a round piece of luggage for carrying hats
baggage, luggage - cases used to carry belongings when traveling
Translations

hatbox

[ˈhætbɒks] Nsombrerera f

hatbox

[ˈhætbɒks] ncarton m à chapeau

hatbox

[ˈhætˌbɒks] ncappelliera
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Up goes Tom, the guard catching his hatbox and holding on with one hand, while with the other he claps the horn to his mouth.
One Sunday afternoon, I came across a trove of letters in a battered hatbox in the cupboard underneath the stairs.
Once two people catch the fancy of one another, both users would be directed to a personal hatbox where they can exchange pleasantries and potentially set up a meeting.
I watched as she'd choose a hat from her mahogany dresser's built-in hatbox, place it on her head, grab a long pin, and plunge it through the hat and straight into her head.
Whereupon he dumps the head in a convenient hatbox, commandeers a car and makes his run for freedom leaving the horrified mortician free to call the cops, who 'make the collar'.
The eggs come presented in a gorgeous ribbon-tied hatbox, making them the perfect Easter treat.
The axe will also fall on libraries, including the city's new state-of-the-art hatbox.
The 12-story property, purchased vacant in 2009 and converted to a hotel, now includes the Parker & Quinn restaurant, Winnie's lobby bar, Refinery Rooftop and The Hatbox, an industrial gallery space.
On 13 February 1963, SYNCOM 1, a small hatbox sized satellite (71 cm diameter and 38 cm high, weighing 35 kg) was launched into a 32[degrees] inclination high altitude orbit by a Thor-Delta booster to mark the beginning of the synchronous communications satellite era.
Although A Squash And A Squeeze has now ended, there are literary exhibitions galore at the PS190 million showpiece new Library of Birmingham, a startling building that at first sight resembles an ornate hatbox.
A woman heads home from Marshall Field's with a hatbox on her lap.