Definitions for tam-o'-shanterˈtæm əˌʃæn tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tam-o'-shan•terˈtæm əˌʃæn tər(n.)

  1. a round, flat cap of Scottish origin, usu. of wool, with a pompom at its center.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of tam-o'-shanter:

1880–85; after the hero of Tam O'Shanter (1791), poem by Robert Burns

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tam, tam-o'-shanter, tammy(noun)

    a woolen cap of Scottish origin

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