from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man's hat having a narrow brim and a tall cylindrical crown, usually made of silk. Also called high hat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man's formal hat, with a tall cylindrical crown (often of silk).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur


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