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Tam o' Shanter

noun Tam o' Shan·ter

Definition of Tam o' Shanter

  1. 1 \ˌta-mə-ˈshan-tər\ :  the hero of Burns's poem Tam o' Shanter

  2. 2 usually tam–o'–shanter play \ˈta-mə-ˌ\ :  a woolen cap of Scottish origin with a tight headband, wide flat circular crown, and usually a pompon in the center



1791

First Known Use of tam o' shanter

1791

Rhymes with tam o' shanter


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