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2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1hat

noun \ˈhat\

: a covering for the head that often has a brim and a rounded or flat top

Full Definition of HAT

1
:  a covering for the head usually having a shaped crown and brim
2
a :  a distinctive head covering worn as a symbol of office
b :  an office, position, or role assumed by or as if by the wearing of a special hat <wore many hats in her career>
hat·less \-ləs\ adjective
under one's hat
:  not disclosed <kept the news under his hat>

Examples of HAT

  1. <in those days, no properly dressed person left home without a hat>

Origin of HAT

Middle English, from Old English hæt; akin to Old High German huot head covering — more at hood
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

2hat

verb
hat·tedhat·ting

Definition of HAT

transitive verb
:  to furnish or provide with a hat
intransitive verb
:  to make or supply hats

First Known Use of HAT

15th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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