snap brim


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snap′ brim`


n.
1. a hat brim that can be turned up or down.
2. Also called snap′-brim` hat′. a man's fedora, usu. of felt and often worn with the brim turned up in back and down in front.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.snap brim - a brim that can be turned up and down on opposite sides
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
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