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Shovel hat   /ʃˈəvəl hæt/   Listen
Shovel hat

A stiff broad-brimmed hat with the brim turned up at the sides and projecting in front; worn by some clergymen in Britain.

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"Shovel hat" Quotes from Famous Books

... something remarkable that made Norman portly. But as for the shovel hat, Mrs. Meta has insisted on having it sent out. I was going to tell you that she says, "I do like such a good tough bit of stitchery, to fit my knight out for ...
— The Trial - or, More Links of the Daisy Chain • Charlotte M. Yonge

... history has Vanity Fair for a title, and Vanity Fair is a very vain foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falseness and pretentions. One is bound to speak the truth, as one knows it, whether one mounts a cap and bells, or a shovel hat; and a deal of disagreeable matter must come out in the course of ...
— History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) • Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange

Words linked to "Shovel hat" :   hat, lid, chapeau

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