Tam o' Shanter

noun
Tam o' Shan·ter

Definition of Tam o' Shanter 

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

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

First Known Use of Tam o' Shanter

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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