- a brand of felt hat with a broad brim and high crown, especially one worn as part of a cowboy's outfit.
Related Words for stetsonhelmet, fedora, headgear, lid, straw, bucket, bonnet, sailor, skimmer, millinery, Stetson, Panama, chapeau, bowler, boater, sombrero, topper, tam, headpiece
Examples from the Web for stetson
Contemporary Examples of stetson
Stetson returned east in 1865 and created his own hat company, which produced high-quality hats made for outdoor use.
Reportedly, George Custer wore a Stetson into Little Big Horn.
Based on the hat he had created for himself, Stetson made a version called “The Boss of the Plains.”
No African-American witnesses were called, and only one dissenting witness was heard—the tireless Stetson.
Stetson was investigated, subpoenaed, and forced to testify in March 1924 about the source of her funds.
Historical Examples of stetson
There's one about a quarter of a mile down the stream—Stetson's boat.Brave and Bold
This was the first appearance of Mrs. Stetson on this national platform.
Mrs. Stetson closed with her own fine poem, Mother to Child.
"You look like something left over from a funeral," growled Stetson.
"I'd almost stake my life that I could trust you," muttered Stetson.
- trademark a type of felt hat with a broad brim and high crown, worn mainly by cowboys
Word Origin for Stetson
Word Origin and History for stetson
1902, trademark name, from John B. Stetson (1830-1906), U.S. hat manufacturer, who started his company in Philadelphia in 1865.