broadˈ-brim noun
1. A hat with a broad brim, such as those once worn by Quakers
2. A Quaker (informal)
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Main Entry:broad

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  • Broad-brimmed — a. Having a broad brim. [1913 Webster] A broad brimmed flat silver plate. Tatler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brim — brim1 [brım] n 1.) the bottom part of a hat that sticks out to protect you from sun and rain ▪ an old straw hat with a broad brim 2.) the top edge of a container ▪ She filled each glass to the brim. filled/full to the brim (=completely full) ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad-brimmed — adjective (of hats) having a broad brim • Similar to: ↑wide, ↑broad * * * broad brimmed «BRD BRIHMD», adjective. having a broad brim …   Useful english dictionary

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  • brim — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 top edge of a cup, bowl, etc. PHRASES ▪ full to the brim ▪ fill sth to the brim ▪ She filled the bowl to the brim. 2 flat edge around the bottom of a hat ADJECTIVE ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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  • 1650-1700 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1650 1700 in Western European clothing is characterised by rapid change. Following the end of the Thirty Years War and the Restoration of England s Charles II, military influences in men s clothing were replaced by a brief… …   Wikipedia

  • hat — hatless, adj. hatlessness, n. hatlike, adj. /hat/, n., v., hatted, hatting. n. 1. a shaped covering for the head, usually with a crown and brim, esp. for wear outdoors. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a. the distinctive head covering of a cardinal. b. the… …   Universalium

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