silk hat


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silk hat

n.
A silk-covered top hat.

silk hat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's top hat covered with silk

silk′ hat′


n.
a man's tall, black silk hat, esp. a top hat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silk hat - a man's hat with a tall crownsilk hat - a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
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References in classic literature ?
There are tales of a mysterious tall man in a silk hat, who once came out of the sea-mists and apparently out of the sea, stepping softly across the sandy fields and through the small back garden at twilight, till he was heard talking to the lodger at his open window.
An enormous bruise immediately made its appearance under the detective's silk hat, which was completely smashed in.
He began to roar a song and stamp back and forth before the foot-lights, wildly waving a glossy silk hat and throwing leers, or smiles, broadcast.
The station-master brushed his coat, put on his silk hat, and stepped out on to the platform.
With streaming coat tails and shiny silk hat Professor Archimedes Q.
The "old man," of course, was his captain, who just then came on deck in a silk hat and brown overcoat, and, with a civil nod to us, went ashore.
Trent was carelessly dressed in a tweed suit and red tie, his critic wore a silk hat and frock coat, patent-leather boots, and a dark tie of invisible pattern.
He smiled pleasantly upon her, looking very dapper in evening dress and a silk hat that, though a size too small for him, shone like a mirror.
He wore a silk hat and carried a candy cane prettily striped with red and yellow.
He wore a high silk hat which was a little old, but had been carefully brushed.
It was a man with a shiny silk hat, who walked slowly with bent head, and hands clasped behind him underneath the tails of his long, black coat.
He wore spectacles with smoked glasses, a tall silk hat stood on the floor by the side of his chair.