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cowboy hat

a broad-brimmed hat with a high crown, usually of soft felt, as worn by cowboys and ranchers.
Origin of cowboy hat
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Her sentence was interrupted by a dashing girl in khaki and a cowboy hat, astride a fiery little mustang.

    Mary Ware in Texas Annie F. Johnston
  • Can you not see her in a cowboy hat with a brace of revolvers at her belt?

  • Fondly he twined his arms about the long, thin neck of Dexter, who tossed his head and knocked off the cowboy hat.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • At that moment a pretty young girl in khaki and a cowboy hat made her appearance astride a frisky little mustang.

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • Also one sees, now and again, upon the streets a cowboy hat with a flat brim.

    Abroad at Home Julian Street

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