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a felt hat with a broad, stiff brim and four dents in the crown, formerly worn by personnel in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.
a hat resembling this, worn as part of a uniform by forest rangers, state troopers, boy scouts, and other groups.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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