- a stand or post having hooks or knobs for holding coats and hats; hatrack or clothes tree.
Origin of hall tree
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Also called hat tree.
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Examples from the Web for hall tree
Mr. McGowan took his hat from the hall-tree and left the house.Captain Pott's Minister
Francis L. Cooper
Anderson got his hat from the hall-tree, and went out, closing the door with its spring-lock very cautiously.The Debtor
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He left the precious envelope on the hall-tree, whence it would be taken to the post-office for the first mail.In a Little Town
He hung his hat on the hall-tree and passed with rather unsteady steps into the living room.Burned Bridges
Bertrand W. Sinclair