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Chimneypot Hat

(A). The ordinary cylindrical black-silk hat, generally worn as more dressy than the soft felt hats or stiff billycocks. Called by the French cheminée.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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