Definitions for bearskinˈbɛərˌskɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bear•skinˈbɛərˌskɪn(n.)

  1. the skin or pelt of a bear.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a tall, black fur cap forming part of a dress uniform in some armies.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of bearskin:

1670–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bearskin(noun)

    the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)

  2. bearskin, busby, shako(noun)

    tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions

Wiktionary

  1. bearskin(Noun)

    The pelt of a bear, especially when used as a rug

  2. bearskin(Noun)

    A tall ceremonial hat worn by members of some British regiments for ceremonial occasions; a busby

  3. bearskin(Noun)

    A coarse, shaggy, woollen cloth for overcoats.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bearskin(noun)

    the skin of a bear

  2. Bearskin(noun)

    a coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats

  3. Bearskin(noun)

    a cap made of bearskin, esp. one worn by soldiers

Freebase

  1. Bearskin

    A bearskin is a tall fur cap, usually worn as part of a ceremonial military uniform. Traditionally, the bearskin was the headgear of grenadiers, and it is still worn by grenadier and guards regiments in various armies.

Anagrams of bearskin

  1. break-ins, breaks in


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bearskin(adjective)

(of) the skin of a bear.

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