hatbox

noun hat·box \ ˈhat-ˌbäks \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of hatbox

1 : a box for holding or storing a hat
2 : a usually round piece of luggage designed especially for carrying hats

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  • : a round container for storing or carrying hats


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