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.
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.
The carpet, also evident in a photo of a Louis Vuitton hatbox with a droll tag reading MINE
3), with its truckle bed, old trunks, hatbox, paddle, lifebelt and potted aloes: 'the poignant potential of the objects, abandoned in limbo between seasons, outdoor pleasures or anticipated guests, is charged with nostalgia as well as absurdity.
Having chucked in his lot with England and received a hatbox full of under-21 caps, he never graduated to the full squad and consequently has gone back to the country of his birth for the last dance.