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hat tree

Origin of hat tree
1810-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • One morning Dotty climbed the hat-tree to get away from her cousin Percy.

  • And first, may I go out to the mirror in the hat-tree and fix my hat on better?

    Selina George Madden Martin
  • A hat-tree in the corner had, perched upon it, a stuffed crow, a hawk and a blue jay with bright glass eyes.

    When Life Was Young C. A. Stephens
  • "Don't believe 'cousin Dimple' knows a hat-tree wasn't made for little girls to sit on," said Percy.

  • Hangs her things on the hat-tree in hall beyond left door as she goes out.

    Dramatic Technique George Pierce Baker
  • Tom went into the house after the cameras, sending his hat flying up to the hat-tree, followed by his gloves.

    Winona of the Camp Fire Margaret Widdemer

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