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hatrack

[hat-rak]
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noun
  1. a frame, stand, or post having knobs or hooks for hanging hats.
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Origin of hatrack

First recorded in 1870–75; hat + rack1
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Examples from the Web for hatrack

Historical Examples

  • India gave a little exclamation and moved toward the hatrack.

    The Highgrader

    William MacLeod Raine

  • There wasn't any coat or hat on the hatrack, and there was nobody in the chairs.

    Out Like a Light

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • It had a single desk in it, and three chairs, and a hatrack.

    Out Like a Light

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • She leaned against the hatrack and buried her face in the folds of a coat.

  • But Hatrack is some, too, an' I want that magpie pony for Stella.

    Ted Strong's Motor Car

    Edward C. Taylor