Associations to the word «Bonnet»


BONNET, noun. A type of hat, once worn by women or children, held in place by ribbons tied under the chin.
BONNET, noun. A traditional Scottish woollen brimless cap; a bunnet.
BONNET, noun. (by extension) The polishing head of a power buffer, often made of wool.
BONNET, noun. (Australia) (British) (NZ) (South Africa) (automotive) The hinged cover over the engine of a motor car; a hood.
BONNET, noun. (nautical) A length of canvas attached to a fore-and-aft sail to increase the pulling power.
BONNET, noun. (obsolete) (slang) An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid.
BONNET, noun. The second stomach of a ruminant.
BONNET, noun. Anything resembling a bonnet (hat) in shape or use.
BONNET, noun. A small defence work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
BONNET, noun. A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
BONNET, noun. A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.
BONNET, noun. A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
BONNET, noun. In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
BONNET, verb. (obsolete) To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
BONNET, verb. (dated) (transitive) To pull the bonnet or cap down over the head of.
BONNET, proper noun. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Edmond Bonnet (1848-1922).
BONNET BELLFLOWER, noun. Any of several plants of the genus Codonopsis
BONNET DRAMA, noun. Costume drama set in an era when bonnets were worn.
BONNET DRAMAS, noun. Plural of bonnet drama
BONNET MONKEY, noun. Macaca radiata, a macaque endemic to southern India.
BONNET MONKEYS, noun. Plural of bonnet monkey
BONNET PIECE, noun. (historical) A gold coin of the time of James V of Scotland, bearing an image of the king's head wearing a bonnet.

Dictionary definition

BONNET, noun. A hat tied under the chin.
BONNET, noun. Protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine".
BONNET, verb. Dress in a bonnet.

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