Trilby meaning

trĭlbē
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A soft felt hat with a deeply creased crown.
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A man's soft felt hat with a narrow brim and the crown deeply dented front to back.
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A narrow-brimmed felt hat.
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Origin of trilby

  • After the novel Trilby by George du Maurier (because such a hat was worn in the original London stage production based on the novel)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the stage adaptation of George du Maurier's novel Trilby, in which such hats were worn.

    From Wiktionary