Definition of unbonnet in English:
verb (unbonnets, unbonneting, unbonneted)[no object] archaic
Remove one’s hat, especially as a mark of respect: he stood unbonneted before his good master
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- Henry Bellows commented in the Christian Inquirer, ‘Place woman unbonneted and unshawled before the public gaze, and what becomes of her modesty and her virtue?’
- There has been another spectator, in the person of a woman in the common shop; the lowest of the low; dirty, unbonneted, flaunting, and slovenly.
- Fiona Macleod tells of an old Gaelic peasant who stood unbonneted at sunrise, and who answered, when questioned, ‘Every morning like this I take off my hat to the beauty of the world.’
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