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A stiff, broad-brimmed, low-crowned hat, turned up at the sides and projecting in front, formerly worn chiefly by English clergymen.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a black felt hat worn by some clergymen, with a brim rolled up to resemble a shovel in shape
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a hat with a shallow crown and a broad brim turned up at the sides, worn esp. by some clergymen.
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|Noun||1.||shovel hat - a stiff broad-brimmed hat with the brim turned up at the sides and projecting in front; worn by some clergymen in Britain|
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