Definition of bonnet :
1. 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.
2. A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.
3. A headdress for men and boys; a cap.
4. A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
5. A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
6. A small defense work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
7. A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.
8. An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy.
9. An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds.
10. Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use
11. In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
12. The metal cover or shield over the motor.
13. The second stomach of a ruminating animal.
14. To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
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clothing (part of speech: noun)
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- Winnie had taken off her bonnet and sat with her head resting upon Winthrop's side or arm, her common position whenever she could get it. - "Hills of the Shatemuc", Susan Warner.
- Hilda moved to get her bonnet and jacket. - "Hilda Lessways", Arnold Bennett.
- Some were already going: others were coming in: and I saw at the street door a tall woman in a long dark cloak and a kind of motor bonnet covered with a thick blue veil. - "Lord John in New York", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.