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trilby

trilby

noun tril·by \ˈtril-bē\

: a soft hat with part of the top pushed in

plural trilbies

Full Definition of TRILBY

chiefly British
:  a soft felt hat with indented crown

Origin of TRILBY

from the fact that such a hat was worn in the London stage version of the novel Trilby (1894) by George du Maurier
First Known Use: 1897

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