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  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tall silk hat with a brim, worn commonly as an item of formal dress by gentlemen in the late 1800's.


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