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[hat-chek] /ˈhætˌtʃɛk/
of, noting, or engaged in the checking of hats, coats, umbrellas, etc., into temporary safekeeping:
a hatcheck girl.
used in checking of hats, coats, etc.:
a hatcheck room.
Origin of hatcheck
1915-20; hat + check1 ( def 8 ) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Your ticket is received, your hat and coat removed, your hat check given, and you proceed to the ballroom.

    The Complete Bachelor Walter Germain
  • If you tip it too much it'll go and stand by the door and make fun of you to the hat check boy.

  • The lodger paid no admission, but he deposited ten cents for a hat check, after which they went in.

    What eight million women want Rheta Childe Dorr

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