iron hat

noun

Definition of iron hat

1a : a headpiece of iron or steel used as armor during the middle ages
b slang : derby sense 2a
c : a metal or plastic safety hat
2 : gossan

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History and Etymology for iron hat

Middle English iren hat, from iren iron + hat

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“Iron hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iron%20hat. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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