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ID #4874

rantamskeet

[etym? but cf. US dial. North rantum scoot outing, picnic ADD; also OED rantum scantum harum scarum, disorderly obs. → 1780] n., Obs. a kind of sun-bonnet: 1878 The women (of Abaco) wear the peculiar oblong pasteboard sun-bonnet which was common years ago in our rural districts, called in some places "rantamskets" (Benjamin 28).

Tags: clothing, noun

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Last update: 2011-06-04 19:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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