The boater from Dudley Dursley's school uniform resting on a bannister

A boater was a type of straw hat with a flat top and brim.[1]

The uniform of Smeltings Academy, a Muggle boys' public school attended by Dudley Dursley, included a boater.[2]


Notes and references

  1. "Boater" on Wikipedia
  2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 3 (The Letters from No One)