Definition of Silk hat
1. Noun. A man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur.
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid, Man's Clothing
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Literary usage of Silk hat
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1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Light silk hat. silk hat, the body of which is made on a new principle. ... French silk hat, with body of Manilla grass, exhibited for novelty, durability, ..."
2. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... whatsoever that hour may be), and whose rich golden hair, curling down his shoulders, was set off by a perfectly new four-and-nine- penny silk hat, ..."
3. Workers of the Nation: An Encyclopedia of the Occupations of the American by Gilson Willets (1903)
"Following his example, all Europe has learned the comfort of straw headwear in summer, and it has largely displaced the silk hat, even with evening dress. ..."
4. Psychology in Daily Life by Carl Emil Seashore (1913)
"THE silk hat: ILLUSIONS OF SIZE A visitor in the psychological laboratory asked why it is that a silk hat looks so much taller than it really is. ..."
5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... KI-) silk hat. -kello watch with a cylinder escapement. ... harsona) silk veil, -hattu silk hat; vrt. ..."