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coolie hat

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noun
  1. a wide, conical straw hat worn especially as a shield against the sun.
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Origin of coolie hat

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for coolie hat

Historical Examples

  • At its nose there was a second coolie-hat cone, with other coils and batteries.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • The entire set-up was under six feet tall, and the coolie-hat cones were no more than eighteen inches in diameter.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • One was a very flat cone, much like a coolie-hat and hardly larger, with a sort of power-pack of coils and batteries attached.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins