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hat tree

noun
  1. hall tree.
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Origin of hat tree

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of hat tree

  • One morning Dotty climbed the hat-tree to get away from her cousin Percy.

    Dotty Dimple At Home

    Sophie May

  • And first, may I go out to the mirror in the hat-tree and fix my hat on better?

    Selina

    George Madden Martin

  • A hat-tree in the corner had, perched upon it, a stuffed crow, a hawk and a blue jay with bright glass eyes.

    When Life Was Young

    C. A. Stephens

  • "Don't believe 'cousin Dimple' knows a hat-tree wasn't made for little girls to sit on," said Percy.

  • Tom went into the house after the cameras, sending his hat flying up to the hat-tree, followed by his gloves.

    Winona of the Camp Fire

    Margaret Widdemer