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top' hat"




a tall, cylindrical hat with a stiff brim usually slightly curved on the sides, worn by men esp. on formal occasions. Cf. beaver 1 (def. 4), opera hat, silk hat.

top-hat



Pronunciation: (top'hat'), [key]
adj.
of or pertaining to polite or fashionable society.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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