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stovepipe hat

A tall hat, traditionally made of silk. You will recognize Lord Edmund by his ever-present stovepipe hat.
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A painting called Duel has two pugilists in stovepipe hats blasting hell out of each other at point blank range.
There was a photo exhibit on railroading in Solano County--glowering men in celluloid collars and stovepipe hats, genteel women with reticules and shawls, quaint trolleys draped in bunting and flags for the Fourth of July.
Two weeks later, the mayor and city council members, suitably attired for the occasion in stovepipe hats and formal waistcoats, marched across Woodward Avenue from the old city hall -- built in 1835 at a cost of just under $15,000 -- to formally occupy the new seat of government.
TEACHERS DON'T HAVE TO WEAR STOVEPIPE HATS OR SILLY TIES TO BRING HUMOR INTO THEIR CLASSROOMS--ALTHOUGH IT DOESN'T HURT.
In stovepipe hats instead of stetsons, the 19th Century Cymru cowpokes yipped out a herd of 250 Longhorns and Welsh Blacks for a lurid five-parter that, in just the first episode, had:
However, after initially tittering at amateur dramatics and silly stovepipe hats, something shifted and a new feeling crept in, something I'd never experienced before.
Hymn singing rugby players who work down non-existent coal mines, chomping on leek sandwiches for lunch, while our wives spin wool while nestling under stovepipe hats.
He is a decent bloke but he thinks the good guys never win, so he wants to join the bad guys - the ruthless Axe Gang, who wear black suits and stovepipe hats and dance in unison, brandishing their axes Sing stumbles into an area called Pig Sty Alley and clumsily attempts to extort money from the locals by claiming to be part of the Axe Gang.
They say it's one of the more potent symbols of our nationality, along with leeks, stovepipe hats and harps.
A kiss of the tarmac, followed by Calon Lan in four-part harmony and dancing girls in stovepipe hats?
The village of 600 permanent souls has an air of artificiality: a plastic identity - all stovepipe hats and Davy lamps - moulded out of its visitors' sepia-tinged preconceptions rather than harvested from its own roots.
Wales is still tarnished with rather dated, if not downright silly, stereotypical images of sheep, harps, ladies in stovepipe hats and coal miners.