a helmet worn by a firefighter as a defense against falling materials from burning structures.
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- fire escape,
- fire extinguisher,
- fire fighting,
- fire gilding,
- fire hall,
- fire hose,
- fire hydrant,
- fire insurance,
- fire irons,
- fire island
Origin of fire hat
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples 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