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fire hat

noun
1.
a helmet worn by a firefighter as a defense against falling materials from burning structures.
Origin of fire hat
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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  • "Let's go home," said he, as he surrendered his axe and fire-hat to a Hook-and-Ladder man.

    Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson

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