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Definition of the noun gibus

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noun - plural: gibuses

  1. A collapsible top hat

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Google previewThe Outlook (1921)

A bowler is a derby; a gibus is an opera-hat—named after the inventor. “Gammon” and spinach are just ...

Google previewNew Outlook (1921)

A bowler is a derby; a gibus is an opera-hat—named after the inventor. “Gammon” and spinach are just ...

Google previewHats and Headwear around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Beverly Chico

Several inventors tried to create a collapsible hat—even one that could be put into one's pocket—but the gibus black grosgrain silk version quickly proved to be the winner. Antoine Gibus filed several patents between 1834 and 1840, with one ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Gibus, Gibus hat (M) Period: 1840s onwards. A top hat with a collapsible crown, the sides of which contained concealed within the lining a metal “lazy tongs”; when flat the hat could be carried under the arm. Worn with evening dress and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

gibus. Pronounce jī-. gild, n. See GUILD. gild, vb. For Gilded Chamber see SOBRIQUETS.Gild the lily is a MISQUOTATION. gill, ravine, has g hard ; gill, the measure, & Gill, lass, have g soft. In Jack & Gill, Gill ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

hat, headgear; tophat, silk hat, opera hat, topper; gibus, derby, billycock, pot hat, Homburg, fedora, porkpie, stingy brim, bowler, plug hat, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

gibus (jy bus). Man's collapsible opera ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

fraise French bearer French boa French bottoms French work frock coat frog Gabrielle sleeve Gallo-Greek bodice gauging gibus gipsy cloak Glauvina pin gothic cap gourgourans gray lilac guard chain hare pocket harrington Huguenot lace ...

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

gibus *, opera hat (not 141.

Google previewA practical dictionary, containing schemes of the most necessary subjects, divine, moral, and literary (1817)

by William Sleigh

gibus worship, as ' though' | there were any' true sanctity; on one side,-- or uf> ten] sin on the ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History: 1801 to the present (2008)

by Jill Condra

Called the gibus hat, it had a hidden spring inside that allowed the hat to be folded flat and carried under the arm. For casual wear, the rounded crown hat known as a Derby in the United States and a Bowler in England became popular at the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)

by Matt Warshaw

Invaluable assistance was also provided by Greg Ambrose, Alan Atkins, Bernie Baker, Wayne Bartholomew, John Blair, Paul Botha, Antony Colas, Sean Collins, Gibus de Soultrait, Alex Dick-Reed, Sam George, Craig Jarvis, Daved Marsh, ...

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Scrabble value of G2I1B3U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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