• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Stovepipe-hat a high silk hat
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stofa; Ger. stube.


In literature:

Most men wear sandals; some wear shoes, but trousers are as rare as stovepipe hats.
"Modern India" by William Eleroy Curtis
He was toying with a cigar, and wore a monocle and a "stovepipe" hat.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
It was the benevolent old gentleman's stovepipe hat!
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
Soon a slight, sallow man of about 43 appeared, wearing an old-fashioned stovepipe hat and a shabby suit of snuff-colored garments.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
When "peeking" he kneeled and buried his face in his white stovepipe hat, within which was the peek-stone.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
I see that, an' I see his stovepipe hat under the seat.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Small boys dressed in stovepipe hats and swallow-tail coats, and little misses in long dresses with low necks look like mountebanks.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
As previously reported I toted a borrowed frock coat and stovepipe hat.
"Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey
Trade is divine, and stovepipe hats mark the intellectual races.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
See what an oily-lookin' feller he is, stovepipe hat, fancy vest, big watchchain, long coat, striped pants.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson

In news:

IT'S nowhere near high noon, but a tough-looking hombre in a black leather vest, black stovepipe pants and a black cowboy hat is sauntering down the dusty length of a frontier Main Street, a gun belt slung low on his hips.
When Joe opens his beak to exhale another puff, it's Harpo 's lunatic gargoyle face and mashed stovepipe hat you see.
Stovepipe Hats Off To Abe Lincoln.
Adventures in titanium—Why is my stovepipe hat assembly warping, turning blue, and cracking.
Fabricating a titanium stovepipe hat assembly had one shop perplexed.
The word alone invites images of curly black hair, dimmed shades and a signature stovepipe hat concealing the maddening genius of his work.
Authenticity of Lincoln's stovepipe hat called into question.