pith helmet

noun

Definition of pith helmet 

: topee

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There’s more to Ben Hollis than a pith helmet and safari shorts. Myrna Petlicki, chicagotribune.com, "Ex-'Wild Chicago' host to tell his story at Skokie Theatre," 7 May 2018 The Chipwich debuts on the streets of New York, sold by a squad of 60 guerrilla cart vendors wearing khakis and pith helmets. Jennifer Conrad, New York Times, "What Happened in New York Between 1981 and 1983," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pith helmet

1858, in the meaning defined above

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pith helmet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pith helmet

: a light, hard hat that is worn for protection from the sun in hot countries

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