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 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

First Known Use of tam o' shanter

1791


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to praise usually to excess

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