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bonnet

1. the hinged metal part of a motor vehicle body that provides access to the engine, or to the luggage space in a rear-engined vehicle
2. a cowl on a chimney
3. Nautical a piece of sail laced to the foot of a foresail to give it greater area in light winds

Bonnet

A small, self-supporting protective hood or roof over an exterior doorway; may be constructed of any exterior material.

bonnet

2. A frame of wire netting over a chimney to prevent the escape of sparks.
3. Same as bird screen.
4. A cap placed over a pile to prevent damage to the pile while it is being driven.
5. The small roof over a bay window.
6. A covering over an exterior door or window to provide shelter and/or a decorative element; Also see pent.

chimney cap, bonnet

chimney cap with corbel, 1
chimney cap, 1
1.An abacus or cornice forming a crowning termination of a chimney.
2. A rotary device, moved by the wind, which facilitates the escape of smoke by turning the exit aperture away from the wind, preventing the entry of rain or snow and improving the draft.

bonnet

usually worn along with new clothes on Easter Sunday. (“Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet.”) [Christian Tradition: Misc.; Am. Music: Irving Berlin, “Easter Parade”]
See: Easter
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Instead, we are presented with a cross cut of Canadians going about their middle class White lifestyle, all wearing what appears to be an eagle war bonnet.
Hughes, for whom Leinster was a first Aintree winner "from very few runners" last year, recalls: "I rode in the National three times - Persian Helen in 1970, Davy Lad in 1977, only 16 days after he had won the Gold Cup, and War Bonnet the following year - and never got beyond the fourth fence.
An American-Indian war bonnet and a pair of moccasins seized during a theft investigation will be returned to Oglala Lakota College in Sioux Falls, S.
So when this guy arrived the reception he got was the equivalent of The Beatles, he actually walked down the street in moccasins and had pictures taken wearing a war bonnet, making him about 8ft tall.
From General Washington's campaign tent to a Sioux chief's war bonnet, three Park Service laboratories perform the immense task of conserving the vast collections of the park system.
Yet the warrior who never wore a war bonnet, only a single feather, and who throughout his short life did his best to feed the poor and helpless of his tribe, remains a shadowy figure still.
Wednesday, January 24 Cavanaugh's Kalispell Friday, January 26 Holiday Inn-Parkside Missoula Tuesday, January 30 Radisson Northern Hotel Billings Thursday, February 1 Rainbow Hotel Great Falls Friday, February 2 Colonial Inn Helena Tuesday, February 6 War Bonnet Inn Butte Wednesday, February 7 Holiday Inn Bozeman
By offsetting estimated emissions from new servers for 2007, Rackspace helped support the completion of the Schrack Family Dairy Waste to Energy Project in Pennsylvania, and fulfilled their portion of the funding for the Owl Feather War Bonnet Wind Farm project that will bring wind power to the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota.
In the town near my reserve, there is a junior C hockey team called the Lakefield Chiefs, which I don't think was a conscious decision to honour local Police or Fire Chiefs, seeing as their logo is that of an Indian head wearing a feathered war bonnet.
It's a sentiment that's crystallized in Zig Jackson's two-part photograph (from 2000) "Take a Picture of the Indian / Take a Picture With the Indian" in which a brutish looking white man and his two sons (both in Indian outfits) have their portrait taken with a wizened old man in a war bonnet and moccasins.
Maybe TV producers imagine we're all sat in front of the box saying things like: "Hey Jeannie, look - there's a guy in full Highland regalia and an Indian war bonnet.
Youngchief's book is the first of a three-part series he will be writing on how to make a variety of regalia; including the tail fan, wing fan, men's and ladies' traditional breast plates, feather hat, war bonnet and porcupine head-roach.