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English definition of “bearskin”

bearskin

noun uk   /ˈbeə.skɪn/ us    /ˈber-/

bearskin noun (SKIN)

[C or U] the skin of a bear, with its fur, especially when it has been removed from its body: An old bearskin rug lay on the floor.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals

bearskin noun (HAT)

[C] a tall, black fur hat that is worn by particular soldiers, especially for formal ceremoniesThings worn to cover the head, face or neckCeremonial clothes and objects
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