ten-gallon hat

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Without our irrepressible divas, we’d be stuck with a bunch of preening clowns in megalithic ten-gallon hats who grew up in Dayton, Ohio. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "We Can All Be Thankful America Doesn’t Have Putin," 24 Nov. 2018 After one term in Congress, he was appointed Secretary of the Interior, and arrived for his first day of work on horseback, riding down C Street in a ten-gallon hat and jeans. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, "Trump vs. the “Deep State”," 14 May 2018

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First Known Use of ten-gallon hat

1920, in the meaning defined above

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