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plug hat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plug hat a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
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Usage

In literature:

They wear plug hats and all that sort of thing, and all armies respect a plug hat.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
If you'll find me a closer boy than a retired farmer moved to town, you can have the best plug hat in my store.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.)" by Various
Behind the big fellow in the two-gallon plug hat?
"Homeburg Memories" by George Helgesen Fitch
Indirectly it was the plug hat that ended the battle.
"Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters" by Henry Wallace Phillips
Clahane, minus coat, with plug hat in hand, (it was a hot morning), approached the office.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Smoked two-bit cigars and wore a plug hat.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
The middle-sized one in the plug hat is Marks.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
With the afternoon suit goes a high silk hat, called a "plug" by the lower classes, who never wear them.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
She says she's come to see the gentleman in number six about a plug hat.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
I can't wear a plug hat in a diving-suit.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
I put in a bill for a plug hat twice a year and he paid it without a murmur.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
I got a plug hat three sizes smaller than Pa's hat, and the name out of Pa's hat and put it in the small hat.
"The Grocery Man And Peck's Bad Boy Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, No. 2 - 1883" by George W. Peck
He used to come to the bouts in his plug hat and dress suit; always had a seat by the ring.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Ward raised his sights a little and plugged a round, black-rimmed hole through Buck's hat crown.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
The plug hats are for Capitalists.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
A new plug hat is hanging in a tree near by.
"Cordwood" by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
Jim Cortright's plug hat became a phrase with considerable meaning to it.
"Last Words" by Stephen Crane
You'd better get home and get on your long-tailed coat and plug hat as soon as you can.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
Mason's hat was a stiff "plug," a former gift of charity.
"Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier" by Frank H. Severance
The plug hat loomed above the heads of other people, and the lady was conspicuous by her elegant costume.
"Edith and John" by Franklin S. Farquhar
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In poetry:

The fine silk plug and Panama are hats I do not need;
I'd rather poise my head beneath the straw of Dixie's mead;
Indeed, my friend, I'd be content beneath a brimless cap,
To sport it with the urching all, a jolly, romping chap.
"If I Had A Million" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
And his talk was all so proper; and I noticed, with a sigh,
He was tryin' to raise side-whiskers, and had on a striped tie,
And a standin'-collar, ironed up as stiff and slick as bone;
And a breast-pin, and a watch and chain and plug-hat of his own.
"How John Quit The Farm" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

If you are going to help clear tree and wood debris, you should wear at least: gloves, hard hat, ear plugs and goggles or safety glasses.
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In science:

Figure 1: Mexican hat potential:(a) Bosonic atoms are confined in a combined trap with (i) an isotropic harmonic confinement and (ii) the dipole potential created by a blue-detuned, gaussian laser beam that plugs the trap center and pushes the particles away from this point.
From Rotating Atomic Rings to Quantum Hall States
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