titfer


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a hat (Cockney rhyming slang: 'tit for tat' rhymes with 'hat')

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Three matches of watching his every move and the second he scores, I'm fiddling with a tea-cosy titfer in the ladies.
While it may not be the most outrageous titfer you'll see at the racetrack, it will add a certain je ne sais quoi to a 1940s-inspired look
With his jaunty titfer and colourful dickies, his little asides to the camera and infectious laugh did it for me.
She tried on the titfer with the help of assistant Cathy Walsh at the reopening of the new look Cancer Research shop in Leamington.
But ever since I've been fascinated by the headwear on display at the annual titfer tournament.
Reid even loses his distinctive titfer to help him keep his head down.
And I heard the giggles of the young, as I strode up Grange Road and then Grange Road West, Birkenhead - a ghost from earlier times, wearing a titfer, a blue safari jacket and slacks, carrying in one hand my prophetically named bag-for-life.
* THE WINNER: Dianne Eastwood with her eggs-tra special titfer * RUNNER-UP: All ears...
William Hill take a different view, making yellow 4-1 joint favourite (from 8) with blue for tomorrow's royal titfer.
A sight never to be seen again: HRH Princess Alexandra, topped by her fashionable chicken-wire 'titfer', arrives on the Royal Train at Birkenhead Woodside station, to launch the Royal Navy's first guided-missile destroyer, HMS Devonshire (armed with Seaslugs and Seacats), at Cammell Laird, in June, 1960.
Mr MacBain was forced to defend his wife who did not wear a titfer.
Sara Mahmood from Nottingham wore a titfer designed by Leeds student Julie Mahan, who set up her business, Millinery Mayhem, specially for Ascot this year.
Watercolours of Whitley Bay seafront jostle for space with such unlikely decorations as portholes, foreign headwear (I spotted a Davy Crocket-style raccoon skin titfer and a Chinese peasant's hat), a warning sign ("No spitting, no drooling", I think it said), various other prints and a small cabinet of jewellery for sale, among a collection of equally incongruous bric-a-brac.
The trademark 'titfer' remained but the dark glasses were swopped for spectacles - but Morrison is obviously still relishing his craft as demonstrated by the upbeat Days Like This, Back On Top and Wild Night Calling.
The high priestess of the titfer was, of course, the late Gertrude Shilling, who turned up every year in yet another outrageous concoction.