deerstalker hat
Deerstalker Deer"stalk`er, n. 1. One who practices deerstalking. [1913 Webster]

2. A close-fitting cap, usually woolen, such as is worn in deerstalking, having a low crown and visors both in front and back, and having earflaps which are usually worn tied together over the top; also called {fore-and-after}, {deerstalker hat} and {deerstalker cap}; a hunter's cap; formerly also used for any stiff, round hat. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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  • deerstalker hat — noun see deerstalker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deerstalker hat — noun A type of mens headwear, made of cloth with a plaid pattern, having two projecting brims (one at the front and one at the back) and earflaps which can be folded up and tied at the top. Two famous fictional characters who wore deerstalker… …   Wiktionary

  • Deerstalker — Deer stalk er, n. 1. One who practices deerstalking. [1913 Webster] 2. A close fitting cap, usually woolen, such as is worn in deerstalking, having a low crown and visors both in front and back, and having earflaps which are usually worn tied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deerstalker cap — Deerstalker Deer stalk er, n. 1. One who practices deerstalking. [1913 Webster] 2. A close fitting cap, usually woolen, such as is worn in deerstalking, having a low crown and visors both in front and back, and having earflaps which are usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deerstalker — noun Date: 1870 a close fitting hat with a visor at the front and the back and with earflaps that may be worn up or down called also deerstalker cap, deerstalker hat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Deerstalker — For the train known as The Deerstalker, see Caledonian Sleeper. For the stalking of deer, see deer stalking. A deerstalker (right) along with typically associated paraphernalia of Sherlock Holmes A deerstalker is a type of hat that is typically… …   Wikipedia

  • hat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cap, headgear, bonnet; headdress; derby, bowler; turban, cloche. See clothing. pass the hat II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. headgear, cap, millinery, headpiece, helmet, chapeau, bonnet, lid*, roof*, bean… …   English dictionary for students

  • deerstalker — UK [ˈdɪə(r)ˌstɔːkə(r)] / US [ˈdɪrˌstɔkər] noun [countable] Word forms deerstalker : singular deerstalker plural deerstalkers a hat with pieces that cover your ears • Cultural note: This type of hat was famously worn by Sherlock Holmes, the… …   English dictionary

  • Deerstalker — Der Deerstalker Hut ist ein britischer karierter Hut mit Sichtschutz nach vorn und Krempe nach hinten, der in ländlichen Gegenden bei der Jagd getragen wurde. Um den Kragen des Trägers vor dem in Großbritannien häufigen Regen und vor Tropfwasser… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Deerstalker-Hut — Der Deerstalker Hut ist ein britischer karierter Hut mit Sichtschutz nach vorn und Krempe nach hinten, der in ländlichen Gegenden bei der Jagd getragen wurde. Um den Kragen des Trägers vor dem in Großbritannien häufigen Regen und vor Tropfwasser… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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