Stovepipe hat
Stovepipe Stove"pipe` (st[=o]v"p[imac]p`), n. Pipe made of sheet iron in length and angular or curved pieces fitting together, -- used to connect a portable stove with a chimney flue. [1913 Webster]

{Stovepipe hat}, A tall silk hat with a brim, worn commonly as an item of formal dress by gentlemen in the late 1800's. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • stovepipe hat — noun A type of top hat worn mainly in the 19th century, made of silk or other materials and having a very tall, cylindrical, flat topped crown. One long, lanky man, with long hair and a big white fur stovepipe hat on the back of his head, and a… …   Wiktionary

  • stovepipe hat — /stoʊvpaɪp ˈhæt/ (say stohvpuyp hat) noun Colloquial a tall silk hat. Also, stovepipe …   Australian English dictionary

  • stovepipe hat — noun see stovepipe I, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • stovepipe hat — stove|pipe hat [ ,stouvpaıp hæt ] noun count a tall hat made from SILK, worn by men in the past …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stovepipe hat — Older Slang. a tall silk hat. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • stovepipe hat — noun a type of tall top hat …   English new terms dictionary

  • stovepipe hat — noun (C) AmE a tall black silk hat worn by men in the past …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stovepipe — Stove pipe (st[=o]v p[imac]p ), n. Pipe made of sheet iron in length and angular or curved pieces fitting together, used to connect a portable stove with a chimney flue. [1913 Webster] {Stovepipe hat}, A tall silk hat with a brim, worn commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stovepipe — [stōv′pīp΄] n. 1. a metal pipe used to carry off smoke or fumes from a stove, as into a chimney flue ☆ 2. a man s tall silk hat: in full stovepipe hat …   English World dictionary

  • Hat Trick — Hat Trick, hat trick or Hattrick may refer to: *hat trick in various sports, achieving three goals, wickets, etc. in a single match *Hattrick online football management game *Hattrick Limited producers of this game *hat trick (magic trick) a… …   Wikipedia

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