plug hat

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plug hat (plural plug hats)

  1. A hard, black hat with a narrow brim, such as a bowler or top hat.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 10, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      Men that I knew around Wapatomac didn't wear high, shiny plug hats, nor yeller spring overcoats, nor carry canes with ivory heads as big as a catboat's anchor, as you might say.