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Meaning of BEARSKIN

Pronunciation:  'behr`skin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
  2. [n]  the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)
 

BEARSKIN is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: busby, shako
 
 See Also: chapeau, fur, hat, lid, pelt

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bear"skin`\, n.
1. The skin of a bear.

2. A coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats.

3. A cap made of bearskin, esp. one worn by soldiers.

 

 

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