plug hat
noun Date: 1863 a man's stiff hat (as a bowler or top hat)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plug hat — plug (def. 19). * * * …   Universalium

  • plug hat — noun May be a top hat or a bowler hat …   Wiktionary

  • plug — [plug] n. [MDu plugge, a bung, plug, block, akin to Ger pflock] 1. an object used to stop up a hole, gap, outlet, etc. 2. a natural concretion or formation that stops up a passage, duct, etc. 3. a small wedge or segment cut from something, as… …   English World dictionary

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  • plug — pluggable, adj. pluggingly, adv. plugless, adj. pluglike, adj. /plug/, n., v., plugged, plugging. n. 1. a piece of wood or other material used to stop up a hole or aperture, to fill a gap, or to act as a wedge. 2. a core or interior segment taken …   Universalium

  • plug-hatted — adjective see plug hat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plug and play — 〈[ plʌ̣g ənd plɛı] n.; ; unz.; EDV〉 automatisches Installieren der einzelnen Komponenten eines Systems, z. B. durch Einstecken einer Karte, deren Merkmale vom System erkannt u. in bereits vorhandenes Computersystem eingebaut werden; →a.… …   Universal-Lexikon

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