Definition of Leghorn

1. Noun. A stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown.

Exact synonyms: Boater, Panama, Panama Hat, Sailor, Skimmer, Straw Hat
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid



Definition of Leghorn

1. n. A straw plaiting used for bonnets and hats, made from the straw of a particular kind of wheat, grown for the purpose in Tuscany, Italy; -- so called from Leghorn, the place of exportation.

Definition of Leghorn

1. Proper noun. (dated) the town of Livorno in Italy ¹

2. Noun. A breed of mostly white poultry. ¹

3. Noun. A type of dried wheat straw, fabric made from it, or a hat made from that fabric. ¹

4. Noun. A member of a breed of chickens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leghorn

1. a smooth, plaited straw [n -S]

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Literary usage of Leghorn

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1. Italy by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"From Leghorn and CivitĂ  Vecchia (Rome) to Naples (by sea). ... At Leghorn, embarcation with luggage I fr., or if the steamer be in the outer harbour (Porto ..."

2. The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria by George Dennis (1848)
"OK approaching Leghorn from the sea, I have always been inclined to ... 353) on the other hand contends for the identity of Leghorn with the Portus Pisa- ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"BLAKE AT Leghorn safe in the port of the Grand Duke.1 The truth was that the ... Leghorn, met with a refusal. Asking—doubtless by 1 The despatches of Ugo ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"There are eight varieties of the Leghorn : Single-comb and Rose-comb Brown Leghorn (Fig. 575), Single-comb and Rose-comb White Leghorn (Fig. ..."

5. In Tuscany: Tuscan Towns, Tuscan Types and the Tuscan Tongue by Montgomery Carmichael (1906)
"They go to Italy as travellers and sightseers ; and Baedeker has told them that Leghorn "contains little to detain the traveller," and Mr. Hare has said ..."

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