deerstalker

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deerstalker (plural deerstalkers)

  1. One who takes part in deer stalking.
  2. Alternative form of deerstalker hat.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
      “Yes, sir, if that was the language of love, I'll eat my hat,” said the blood relation, alluding, I took it, to the beastly straw contraption in which she does her gardening, concerning which I can only say that it is almost as foul as Uncle Tom's Sherlock Holmes deerstalker, which has frightened more crows than any other lid in Worcestershire.