shovel hat

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noun

a hat with a broad brim turned up at the sides and projecting with a shovellike curve in front and behind; worn by some ecclesiastics, chiefly in England.

Nearby words

  1. shove off,
  2. shove-ha'penny,
  3. shove-halfpenny,
  4. shovel,
  5. shovel beak,
  6. shovel-nosed,
  7. shovelboard,
  8. shoveler,
  9. shovelful,
  10. shovelhead

Related formsshov·el-hat·ted, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for shovel hat

shovel hat

noun

a black felt hat worn by some clergymen, with a brim rolled up to resemble a shovel in shape
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