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bonnet

bon·net

bonnet

 
pronunciation:
ba niht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a traditional women's cloth hat with a brim and fastened beneath the chin with ribbons, now worn primarily by infants.
Most women of 1860 never went outdoors without their bonnet.The baby was wearing a pink bonnet with satin ribbons.
definition 2: any protective cap or covering device.
definition 3: a cap used to regulate the draft for a fireplace or chimney.
definition 4: a strip of canvas used to supplement the area of a sail.
definition 5: (chiefly British) the metal lid that covers a car's engine; hood.
Let's take a look under the bonnet.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bonneted, bonneting, bonnets
definition: to put a bonnet on (someone or something).
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