Definition of Picture hat

1. Noun. A woman's dressy hat with a wide brim.

Generic synonyms: Millinery, Woman's Hat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Picture Hat

picture book
picture books
picture box
picture card
picture dictionaries
picture dictionary
picture element
picture frame
picture frame vertebra
picture framing
picture gallery
picture hat (current term)
picture message
picture messaging
picture molding
picture palace
picture paper
picture plane
picture postcard
picture rail
picture rails
picture show
picture taking
picture tube
picture window
picture writing

Literary usage of Picture hat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists and Artists of Foreign Origin by Laurence Binyon (1902)
"Thi» picture hat the most natural light ami shadow that can be imagined. All the light come» from the several Window» over the table. ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"The amiable "Gainsborough" of South Molton-street assures me that the PICTURE HAT has never really gone out of fashion. PIDDLE, subs, (nursery). ..."

3. The Ascent of Woman by Roy Devereux (1896)
"The picture hat, moreover, has lived hard, has memories, perchance regrets. ... The picture hat as well as the picture seems to have fallen on evil days. ..."

4. The Ascent of Woman by Roy Devereux (1896)
"and had need of the picture hat, is well-nigh extinct. ... So as the picture hat implies the profile, or should do so, it will be seen that its day of grace ..."

5. The Woman who Toils: Being the Experiences of Two Ladies as Factory Girls by John Van Vorst, Marie Van Vorst (1903)
"At the end of the first week the picture hat was tucked away in the bandbox; the frou-frou of the sateen petticoat and the daring swish ..."

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