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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
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Bonnet

A small, self-supporting protective hood or roof over an exterior doorway; may be constructed of any exterior material.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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* A Northern Cheyenne Single Trailer war bonnet. This is an exceptionally well constructed bonnet with a green trailer and with bunches of Magpie feathers radiating from the back of the crown giving it a fantastic visual affect.
This artist has a delicate, simple style and depicted a lone warrior with a war bonnet, holding a repeating rifle, wearing a cartridge belt with holster and riding a wounded pony.
He also had a fascination for William (Buffalo Bill) Cody and his prize possession was a war bonnet once owned by Iron Tail, A Sioux and a member of Cody's Wild West Show which toured England in the early twentieth century.
The 1863 delegation included three Southern Cheyenne leaders: Lean Bear, leader of the Ridge Men band; War Bonnet, leader of the Scabby Band; and War Bonnet's cousin Standing in the Water, leader of the Southern Elk Horn Scrapers.
Encouraged by her to honor his past while creating his own distinct personality, the talented dancer/ singer donned his signature war bonnet and buckskin and was discovered in a New York night club.
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When writers and cultural observers from First Nations and Hindu communities pointed out that headdresses or war bonnets and bindis are important cultural and spiritual symbols, and should not be worn as costumes, offenders were quick to apologise and admit they had not known enough about those cultures to refrain from causing offence.
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The men look incredibly regal in their buckskin dress and war bonnets accented with eagle feathers cascading down their back.
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