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tin hat

n. a soldier’s helmet. You use your tin hat for everything—washing, hauling water—you name it.
See also: hat, tin
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Since Tin Hat Trio first got together in the mid-1990s, the group - which features Orton, violinist Carla Kihlstedt and pianist Rob Burger - has grown in a number of ways.
Even when we started him off at Birmingham City, where I thought he'd need a tin hat, the Blues' fans were great and nothing seems to faze him.
PARKSTONE also hit five in their opening match at home to WYKEN highlighted with a darts 301 tin hat.
There was Johnny Tin Hat who would sit in the pub wearing his colliery helmet and working clothes instead of going home for a bath.
Dave50 spoke his piece then sat back and put his tin hat on
Depending on if you are in the "We're too good to go down" camp or the "Where is our next win coming from" camp you are likely to need a tin hat between now and the end of the season.
With a siege mentality and a tin hat you're not in the right frame of mind to make decisions because you know the rubbish that is coming your way.
Martin Pipe's first visit to the course coincided with Well Chief hitting the ground, fellow favourites Vivid Imagination and Lirta being well beaten, Shining Light falling and - just to put the tin hat on things - Cantgeton being pipped in the shadow of the post in the bumper
We conceded two poor first-half goals and then the sending off (Danny Schofield) put the tin hat on it.
I know I'll need the old tin hat when we go to Parkhead - but it won't be the first time I have needed that in my career and it won't be the last.
Not a day passed without him posing in a tin hat on the site, the better to boast about his brainwave, his brilliance, his baby.
I thought watching them against Kildare last year was enough for me but this put the tin hat on it.
WARWICKSHIRE library staff are to launch Tin Hat Tuesdays and Wartime Wednesdays throughout May and June.
RAY GRAYDON arrived saying it would be a tin hat day.
I PUT a tin hat on every time I write this but here goes: I like Craig Bellamy.