alpine hat

noun
variants: or Alpine hat

Definition of alpine hat

:a felt or wool hat of a kind associated with Alpine regions that typically has a crown which is slanted and often somewhat pointed towards the back and a rather narrow brim which is rolled in the back and flat in the front
  • … a true alpine hat that is part of the traditional dress of Austrian men and women.
  • —Nina S. HydeWashington Post3 May 1980
  • … a classic green felt Alpine hat with a plume and pins from worldly travel.
  • —Robin Brown, New Journal (Wilmington, Delaware)22 Sept. 2008

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First Known Use of alpine hat

1832


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