sombrero

[ som-brair-oh; Spanish sawm-bre-raw ]SEE DEFINITION OF sombrero
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The tree gave a pleasant shade, and he had thrown his sombrero on a chair.

The straight, black hair under the sombrero was touched with gray.

He entered smiling, removing his sombrero with his customary flourish.

He raised his right hand to his mouth and then to the brim of his sombrero.

Lennon frowned as he pictured the hole through the crown of his sombrero.

And, with a wave of his sombrero, Poke Stover rode off as rapidly as he had come.

You felt he must have been born with an equipment of chaps, quirts, spurs, and sombrero.

He pulled off his sombrero and took the gauntleted hand in both of his.

Hopalong started, looked at his sombrero and silently obeyed.

He turned to Nigel as he spoke, and doffed his sombrero with a gracious bow.

WORD ORIGIN

1770, from Spanish sombrero "broad-brimmed hat," originally "umbrella, parasol" (a sense found in English 1590s), from sombra "shade," from Late Latin subumbrare (see somber).

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