poke bonnet


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Noun1.poke bonnet - a hat tied under the chinpoke bonnet - a hat tied under the chin    
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
sunbonnet - a large bonnet that shades the face; worn by girls and women
Translations

poke bonnet

nKiepenhut m, → Schute f
References in classic literature ?
Here's a worse ghost than any of 'em -- a ghost in a gray cloak and a poke bonnet.
Sunbonnet Sue is a cutesy, traditional pattern whose namesake sports a poke bonnet and a triangle dress with little feet sticking out.
Olivia, Mourning deftly captures the atmosphere of her times, offering readers a smooth introduction to Olivia's character and its origins, her purpose, and her growth: "Olivia had heard the good women in the pews behind her all through her father's funeral service, a flock of pecking hens in winter poke bonnets.