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What is "Hat" - Definition & Explanation

A hat is an item of clothing which is worn on the head a kind of headgear. Hats often have a brim, and may be either placed on the head, or in the case of some women's hats, secured with hat-pins (which are pushed through the hat and the hair). Depending on the type of hat, they are typically worn exclusively by men, women or by either sex.

Parts of a hat can include the following:

Crown - the portion of a hat covering the top of the head

Bill - a projection of stiff material from the bottom of the hat's crown, typically forward, and usually for shading the eyes (also "peak")

Brim - a projection of stiff material from the bottom of the hat's crown horizontally all around the circumference of the hat

Hat a covering for the head usually having a shaped crown and brim. Headwear

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