Bonnet head(Zoöl.), a shark (Sphyrna tiburio) of the southern United States and West Indies.Bonnet limpet(Zoöl.), a name given, from their shape, to various species of shells (family Calyptræidæ).Bonnet monkey(Zoöl.), an East Indian monkey with a tuft of hair on its head; the munga.Bonnet piece, a gold coin of the time of James V. of Scotland, the king's head on which wears a bonnet. Sir W. Scott.To have a bee in the bonnet. See under Bee.Black bonnet. See under Black.Blue bonnet. See in the Vocabulary.

(Bon"net), v. i. To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover. [Obs.] Shak.

5. (Naut.) An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds. Hakluyt.

6. The second stomach of a ruminating animal.

7. An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy. [Cant]

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