shovel hat


: a shallow-crowned hat with a wide brim curved up at the sides that is worn by some clergymen

Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shovel hat was in 1812

Dictionary Entries Near shovel hat

Cite this Entry

“Shovel hat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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