noun \ˈbəz-bē\

: a tall fur hat that is worn by some British soldiers

plural busbies

Full Definition of BUSBY

:  a military full-dress fur hat with a pendent bag on one side usually of the color of regimental facings
:  the bearskin worn by British guardsmen —not used by the guardsmen themselves

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Origin of BUSBY

probably from the name Busby
First Known Use: 1853


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