What does bearskin mean?

bearskin meaning in General Dictionary

your skin of a bear

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  • the pelt of a bear (often made use of as a rug)
  • high cap; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
  • your skin of a bear.
  • A coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats.
  • A cap made from bearskin, esp. one donned by troops.

bearskin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

from bear (n.) + skin (n.).


bearskin meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Skin of a bear.

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  • (letter.) A coarse, shaggy, woolen cloth for overcoats.
  • (letter.) A cap made of bearskin, esp. one worn by soldiers.

Sentence Examples with the word bearskin

Even then he found his trustiest mate in a poodle, and its bearskin was an institution in his lodging.

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