belltopper

noun
bell·​top·​per | \ ˈbel-¦tä-pər \

Definition of belltopper

chiefly Australia
: a tall silk hat

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History and Etymology for belltopper

so called from its bell-shaped crown

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“Belltopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belltopper. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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