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fedora

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noun fe·do·ra \fi-ˈdȯr-ə\

Simple Definition of fedora

  • : a type of soft hat for men that has a wide brim

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fedora

  1. :  a low soft felt hat with the crown creased lengthwise

Origin of fedora

Fédora (1882), drama by V. Sardou


First Known Use: 1891


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