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white hat

n. a good guy; a hero. (From Western movies where you could tell the good guys from the bad guys by the color of their hats: white for good, black for bad.) He seems like a white hat, but he’s a worm.
See also: hat, white
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On reconsideration, I think the white hat with the low crown is the most becoming of the two.
Behold me, on the morrow, in a much-worn little white hat, with a black crape round it for my mother, a black jacket, and a pair of hard, stiff corduroy trousers - which Miss Murdstone considered the best armour for the legs in that fight with the world which was now to come off.
Broad-brimmed white hats and Panamas, blue-cotton trousers, light-colored stockings, cambric frills, were all here displayed; while upon shirt-fronts, wristbands, and neckties, upon every finger, even upon the very ears, they wore an assortment of rings, shirt-pins, brooches, and trinkets, of which the value only equaled the execrable taste.
Negro coachmen and white; in straw hats, black hats, white hats, glazed caps, fur caps; in coats of drab, black, brown, green, blue, nankeen, striped jean and linen; and there, in that one instance
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A man wearing a white hat is seen sliding a backpack to the ground.
The Elder was an activist for traditional Lakota ways of living, according to his daughter, Emily White Hat.
Her sister Princess Eugenie also looked stylish in a polka-dot dress with a simple wide-brimmed black and white hat.
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PADDY POWER punters who backed white, green or blue to be the colour of the Queen's hat on Ladies' Day were all paid out yesterday, with the firm deciding that the predominantly white hat was sufficiently adorned with other colours.
HM1 Trent Sickles reads the eulogy he wrote for his white hat during a white hat burial at sea, held on the fantail of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
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