: a hat with a tall cylindrical crown and a silk-plush finish worn by men as a dress hat
Examples of silk hat in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebYet, Halston does clock something of use from the experience: a young woman in the audience who, among the sweater sets, is wearing a colorful silk hat.
Whitney Friedlander, Vulture, 14 May 2021 Making big money as head of the Empire State Building and a bank, Smith moved to Fifth Avenue and swapped his brown derby for a silk hat.
Edward Kosner, WSJ, 25 Sep. 2018 Moriya wore a Western-style morning coat and a silk hat that belonged to Prince Takamodo, the late father of Princess Ayako.
Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 Oct. 2018
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