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[stet-suh n]
  1. a brand of felt hat with a broad brim and high crown, especially one worn as part of a cowboy's outfit.
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Related Words for stetson

helmet, fedora, headgear, lid, straw, bucket, bonnet, sailor, skimmer, millinery, Stetson, Panama, chapeau, bowler, boater, sombrero, topper, tam, headpiece

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British Dictionary definitions for stetson


  1. trademark a type of felt hat with a broad brim and high crown, worn mainly by cowboys
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Word Origin for Stetson

C20: named after John Stetson (1830–1906), American hatmaker who designed it
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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.

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