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Definition hat

Etymology 1

From Middle English hat, from Old English hæt (“head-covering, hat”), from Proto-Germanic *hattuz (“hat”), from Proto-Indo-European *kadʰ- (“to guard, cover, care for, protect”). Cognate with North Frisian hat (“hat”), Danish hat (“hat”), Swedish hatt (“hat”), Icelandic hattur (“hat”), Latin cassis (“helmet”), Lithuanian kudas (“bird's crest or tuft”), Avestan ?????‎ (xaoda, “hat”), Welsh caddu (“to provide for, ensure”). Compare also hood.

Noun

hat (plural hats)

  1. A covering for the head, often in the approximate form of a cone or a cylinder closed at its top end, and sometimes having a brim and other decoration.
  2. (figuratively) A particular role or capacity that a person might fill.
  3. (figuratively) Any receptacle from which numbers/names are pulled out in a lottery.
    1. (figuratively, by extension) The lottery or draw itself.
  4. (video games) A hat switch.
  5. (typography, nonstandard, rare) The háček symbol.
  6. (programming, informal) The caret symbol ^.
  7. (Internet slang) User rights on a website, such as the right to edit pages others cannot.
  8. (Cambridge University slang, obsolete) A student who is also the son of a nobleman (and so allowed to wear a hat instead of a mortarboard).
Verb

hat (third-person singular simple present hats, present participle hatting, simple past and past participle hatted)

  1. (transitive) To place a hat on.
  2. (transitive) To appoint as cardinal.

Etymology 2

Verb

hat

  1. (Scotland, Northern England or obsolete) simple past tense of hit

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