Recent Examples on the WebIn December, Ben Schneider, a co-owner, pulled a milk crate full of antique brass hat hooks from a dusty crawl space beneath the roof and spotted behind it several decaying cardboard boxes that appeared to have been languishing there for decades.
John Freeman Gill, New York Times, 6 Mar. 2020 Corruption allegations against junta brass hats have stoked public fury.
Time, 21 June 2018 As for the North Korean military, Kim Su Gil in May was appointed the new chairman of the KPA’s General Political Bureau, thus its de facto top brass hat.
Charlie Campbell / Beijing, Time, 8 June 2018
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