Crush hat
Crush Crush, n. 1. A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin. [1913 Webster]

The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a reception. [1913 Webster]

{Crush hat}, a hat which collapses, and can be carried under the arm, and when expanded is held in shape by springs; hence, any hat not injured by compressing.

{Crush room}, a large room in a theater, opera house, etc., where the audience may promenade or converse during the intermissions; a foyer. [1913 Webster]

Politics leave very little time for the bow window at White's in the day, or for the crush room of the opera at night. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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