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noun

a tall, cylindrical, black hat covered with silk plush, worn by men for formal dress.

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Origin of silk hat

First recorded in 1825–35
silk-hatted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for silk hat

silk hat

noun

a man's top hat covered with silk
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