stovepipe hat

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nounOlder Slang.
  1. a tall silk hat.

Origin of stovepipe hat

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55

Words Nearby stovepipe hat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stovepipe hat in a sentence

  • Lawyer Whittle was fined two pecks of apples and cigars for wearing a stovepipe hat and so the fun went on, day after day.

  • You see, that tall hatthink of a stovepipe hat 69 on a boy of seventeen!made Purt the tallest person at the party.

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  • As previously reported I toted a borrowed frock coat and stovepipe hat.

  • He wore a bottle-green redingote, buttoned to the chin, and a stovepipe hat.

  • You are expected, sir, in a stovepipe hat and a claw-hammer coat!