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- n. Any of several hats made from paper; especially ones made from crepe paper as a party novelty, or ones constructed from newspaper and traditionally worn by printers
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Stamatis glued a conical paper hat together, and tried it for size whilst his wife cut up lumps of cheese, wrapped up rozoli and mantola sweetmeats, and remembered things to complain about.
“Fuck you,” Sophie had said, sotto voce, instead of “Thank you” as a girl her own age wearing the Taco Cabana paper hat had disdainfully taken her order.
Only when he visualized the diminutive woman in a paper hat on her ninetieth birthday did he feel a degree of sorrow.