porkpie

noun
variants: or porkpie hat

Definition of porkpie 

: a felt, straw, or cloth hat for informal wear having a low telescoped crown, flat top, and brim turned up all around or up in back and down in front

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First Known Use of porkpie

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for porkpie

so called from its resemblance in shape to a pork pie

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