Definition of stovepipe hat in English:

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stovepipe hat


A silk hat resembling a top hat but much taller.
Example sentences
  • It is possible that the next generation of fire hats - working hats with an extended brim at the back - represent the fusion of the cape and the stovepipe hat of the earliest firefighters.
  • In the middle of the picture, below Sappington, is a man with a stovepipe hat; this is Bingham himself, engaged in tallying the vote or making sketches.
  • Uncle Sam is still standing at the doorway, his stovepipe hat lolling at an weary angle.

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Syllabification: stove·pipe hat

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