White Hat

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A colloquial term for 'the good guys'—e.g., white hat hackers
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Blanche's name had barely passed her husband's lips before Blanche herself verified Sir Patrick's prediction, by reappearing at the open French window, with the superseded white hat in her hand.
Saying which, the man in the white hat set to work upon a top-boot with increased assiduity.
said Prince Saradine, and clapping on his white hat he went to the front door himself, flinging it open on the sunset garden.
A white hat and blue feather, a muslin dress to match, and the loveliest mantle you ever saw.
My dear Nickleby,' said the gentleman, taking off a white hat which was so full of papers that it would scarcely stick upon his head,
At this moment, there walked into the room: supporting himself by a thick stick: a stout old gentleman, rather lame in one leg, who was dressed in a blue coat, striped waistcoat, nankeen breeches and gaiters, and a broad-brimmed white hat, with the sides turned up with green.
But it was of funereal black cloth, and although relieved at one extremity by a pair of high riding boots, in which his too short trousers were tucked, and at the other by a tall white hat, and cravat of aggressive yellow, the effect was depressing.
As the birds were pretty plentiful, and partridge shooting is as it were the duty of an English gentleman of statesmanlike propensities, Sir Pitt Crawley, the first shock of grief over, went out a little and partook of that diversion in a white hat with crape round it.
Merely a close-shaved gentleman in white trousers and a white hat, with sea- bronze on the judicial countenance, and a strip of bark peeled by the solar rays from the judicial nose, who calls in at the shell- fish shop as he comes along and drinks iced ginger-beer!
Through the ragged fog of smoke driving headlong upon the water I had a glimpse of Falk's square motionless shoulders under a white hat as big as a cart-wheel, of his red face, his yel low staring eyes, his great beard.
When his face was shaded with his wide white hat, his light mustache and lithe figure gave him a look of youth.
She wore a white skirt and coat; a white hat with a large brim reposed on her smoothly arranged hair.