stovepipe

stovepipe
noun
1. chimney consisting of a metal pipe of large diameter that is used to connect a stove to a flue
Hypernyms: ↑chimney
2. a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid, ↑man's clothing

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