fire hat


noun

a helmet worn by a firefighter as a defense against falling materials from burning structures.

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Origin of fire hat

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Example sentences from the Web for fire hat

  • "Let's go home," said he, as he surrendered his axe and fire-hat to a Hook-and-Ladder man.

    Phaeton Rogers|Rossiter Johnson