scarlet hat

scarlet hat

n
(Roman Catholic Church) another term for red hat
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1) dominated by an elliptical scarlet hat decorated with balls of feathers.
She was standing next to him in the supermarket checkout line, in scarlet hat and coat.
But now the ball (or potato) is back in Karlsruhe's court, because when the scarlet hats referred the case to the ECJ in 2014, they reserved the final judgment over the constitutionality of OMT for themselves.
Now, flamboyant scarlet hats, purple frocks, red boas, lace gloves and other bits of humorous clothing are worn by fun-loving women all across the continent and increasingly, around the world.