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stovepipe hat

noun, Older Slang.
1.
a tall silk hat.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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Examples from the web for stovepipe hat
  • He was tall, thin and bearded, wearing a stovepipe hat and looking at notes scribbled on the back of an envelope.
  • Last president to wear traditional stovepipe hat to the inauguration.

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