['bɒnɪt] or ['bɑnət]
(noun.) a hat tied under the chin.
(verb.) dress in a bonnet.
(n.) A headdress for men and boys; a cap.
(n.) A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.
(n.) A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at different times; formerly the front part projected, and spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel.
(n.) Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use
(n.) A small defense work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
(n.) A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
(n.) A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.
(n.) A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
(n.) In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
(n.) An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds.
(n.) The second stomach of a ruminating animal.
(n.) An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy.
(v. i.) To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
n. a covering for the head worn by women without a brim tied on by strings and now letting the whole face be seen although formerly a bonnet (esp. a Poke′-bonn′et) covered the sides of the face: a soft cap: the velvet cap within a coronet: (fort.) a small work before the salient or flanked angle of the ravelin: (naut.) an additional part laced to the foot of jibs or other fore-and-aft sails to gather more wind: a wire-covering over a chimney-top: a decoy or pretended player or bidder at a gaming-table or an auction the accomplice of a thimble-rigger or other petty swindler.—v.t. to put a bonnet on: to crush a man's hat over his eyes.—adj. and p.adj. Bonn′eted.—ns. Bonn′et-piece a gold coin of James V. of Scotland on which the king wears a bonnet instead of a crown; Bonn′et-rouge the red cap of liberty of the French Revolution shaped like a nightcap.—Bonnet laird a Scotch name for a petty landowner who wore a bonnet not the hat of the gentry.—Balmoral bonnet a flat cap resembling the Scotch (Lowland) bonnet; Glengarry bonnet rising to a point in front with ribbons hanging down behind; Scotch bonnet of a broad round flat shape of dark-blue colour with a tuft on the top the fabric thick-milled woollen without seam or lining—like the Basque bé–žet.
Bonnet, denotes much gossiping and slanderous insinuations, from which a woman should carefully defend herself. For a man to see a woman tying her bonnet, denotes unforeseen good luck near by. His friends will be faithful and true. A young woman is likely to engage in pleasant and harmless flirtations if her bonnet is new and of any color except black. Black bonnets, denote false friends of the opposite sex.
A female head trouble, which is contracted the latter part of Lent and breaks out on Easter.
- She had always a new bonnet on, and flowers bloomed perpetually in it, or else magnificent curling ostrich feathers, soft and snowy as camellias. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- I wish to express my gratitude also to Miss Florence Bonnet for aid in the correction of the manuscript. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- It was between ten and eleven o'clock when Mrs. Micawber rose to replace her cap in the whitey-brown paper parcel, and to put on her bonnet. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- It seems to be a bee that buzzes loudly in Rupert's bonnet. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- My godmother, too, sat so near, that, had I leaned forward, my breath might have stirred the ribbon of her bonnet. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- The sun was low, and tall trees sent their shadows across the grassy walks where Mary was moving without bonnet or parasol. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- She is the daintiest thing under a bonnet on this planet. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- Cos, says Jo with a perplexed stare but without being at all shaken in his certainty, cos that there's the wale, the bonnet, and the gownd. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- If you do, Robert, I'll take Shakespeare away; and I'll shrivel up within myself, and put on my bonnet and go home. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- Do your hair the pretty way, and put the pink rose in your bonnet. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- She threw off her mantle and bonnet, and sat down opposite to him, enjoying the glow, but lifting up her beautiful hands for a screen. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- It was dreadful to go in at the door again; but, she did go in, and even went near it, to get the bonnet and other things that she must wear. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- I ventured to stretch my hand to the bonnet-grec which lay in grim repose on the window-sill. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- I shall wear a large bonnet, and bring one of my little baskets hanging on my arm. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- The wreath on her bonnet crowned her well. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- The time allotted to a lesson having fully elapsed, there was a general putting on of bonnets. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- The door was opened; the pony-carriage was ordered; shawls and bonnets were demanded; Mr. Helstone called for his niece. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- But let me see thee use the dress and costume of thy English ancestry--no short cloaks, no gay bonnets, no fantastic plumage in my decent household. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- However, old frocks were trimmed, and new bonnets made, and the young ladies looked as well as could possibly have been expected of them. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- It was a close and stifling little shop; full of all sorts of clothing, made and unmade, including one window full of beaver-hats and bonnets. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Their mamma, however, signifying acquiescence in the project, they fetched their bonnets, and the trio set out. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- We let their bodies go abroad liberally enough, with smiles and ringlets and pink bonnets to disguise them instead of veils and yakmaks. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- On her left were two matrons, with massive foreheads and bonnets to match, discussing Women's Rights and making tatting. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Her mamma ordered her dresses, her books, her bonnets, and her ideas for her. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Ladies' bonnets? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- Behind which follow stragglers of the Garde-du-Corps; all humiliated, in Grenadier bonnets. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- And as for the pink bonnets (here from under the heavy eyebrows there came a knowing and not very pleasing leer)--why boys will be boys. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Their bonnets with bright flowers, their velvet cloaks and silk dresses, seemed better suited for park or promenade than for a damp packet deck. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- She went to great expenses in new gowns, and bracelets, and bonnets, and in prodigious feathers. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- In a minute I had my face under their bonnets, in contact first with Mary's soft cheek, then with Diana's flowing curls. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.