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tengallon hat
tengallon hat
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ˈtɛnˌgæl
ən
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ten
gal
uh
n
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noun
a broadbrimmed hat with a high crown, worn especially in the western and southwestern U.S.; cowboy hat.
Compare
sombrero
.
Origin:
1925–30;
said to be <
Spanish
galón
braid,
galloon
(rows of which were wrapped above the brim)
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tengallon hat
—
n
(in the US and Canada) a cowboy's broadbrimmed felt hat with a very high crown
[C20: so called because of its large size]
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