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Origin of silk hat
First recorded in 1825–35
OTHER WORDS FROM silk hatsilk-hat·ted, adjective
Words nearby silk hat
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Example sentences from the Web for silk hat
He answered: Therefore I will not attend the meeting; flock-coat and silk-hat are the thing I dislike.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
But he wore that strange combination—not so strange west of the Mississippi—a sack-coat and a silk-hat at the same time.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for silk hat
a man's top hat covered with silk
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