bonneted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bonnet +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

bonneted (not comparable)

  1. Wearing a bonnet.
    • 1927, Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse, "Time Passes," 5, [1]
      Rubbing the glass of the long looking-glass and leering sideways at her swinging figure a sound issued from her lips—something that had been gay twenty years before on the stage perhaps, had been hummed and danced to, but now, coming from the toothless, bonneted, care-taking woman, was robbed of meaning []
    • 1941, Emily Carr, chapter 18, in Klee Wyck[2]:
      To the right of the Bay immediately behind the reef, rose a pair of uncouth cone-like hills, their heads bonneted in lowering clouds.

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