Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

hat tree

Origin of hat tree
1810-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for hat-tree
Historical Examples
  • 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

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hat tree

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hat

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hat-tree