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Why are glasses considered hats?

"Hats" were always loosely defined. See this comment posted by hairboat 5 years ago during Winter Bash 2013: A "hat" is a loosely defined term for any of a number of items you can ...
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Why are glasses considered hats?

"Hat" here is a synecdoche: Synecdoche (AKA Metonymy): A part of something is often used for the whole, as when people refer to "head" of cattle or assistants are referred to as "hands". ......
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