tin hat

tin hat

noun Slang.
a steel helmet worn by soldiers.

Origin:
1915–20

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tin hat
 
n
obsolete, informal a steel helmet worn by military personnel for protection against small metal fragments

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  1. n.
    a soldier's helmet. : You use your tin hat for everything—washing, hauling water—you name it.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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