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  1. (noun) A hat of cloth or straw, held in place by ribbons tied under the chin, that is worn by women and children.
  2. (noun) Scots A brimless cap worn by men or boys.
  3. (noun) A removable metal plate over a machine part, such as a valve.
  4. (noun) Chiefly British The hood of an automobile.
  5. (noun) A windscreen for a chimney.
  6. (noun) A cover for a fireplace.
  7. (noun) Nautical A strip of canvas laced to a fore-and-aft sail to increase sail area.
  8. (verb-transitive) To put a bonnet on.


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