: an accessory for a closet shelf that consists of a short rod set in a base topped with a knob or disk and used to support a hat so that it will keep its shape while not in use

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of hatstand was in 1857

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“Hatstand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatstand. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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