bearskin

noun
bear·​skin | \ ˈber-ˌskin How to pronounce bearskin (audio) \

Definition of bearskin

: an article made of the skin of a bear especially : a military hat made of the skin of a bear

Examples of bearskin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Prince William, meanwhile, participated in the procession by riding on horseback, sporting his military uniform and a bearskin hat. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 2 June 2022 To the clicking of cameras, two Guardsmen in their red tunics and bearskin helmets marched toward the palace, stepping aside to allow an ambulance to pass. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 4 June 2022 Clad in his ceremonial military uniform, Charles rode onto the parade ground on horseback and took the salute of the passing troops in their scarlet tunics and bearskin hats. Danica Kirka, BostonGlobe.com, 2 June 2022 Clad in his ceremonial military uniform, Charles rode onto the parade ground on horseback and took the salute of the passing troops in their scarlet tunics and bearskin hats. Danica Kirka And Jill Lawless, Anchorage Daily News, 2 June 2022 Clad in his ceremonial military uniform, Charles rode onto the parade ground on horseback and took the salute of the passing troops in their scarlet tunics and bearskin hats. Chicago Tribune, 2 June 2022 The Cambridges shared a laugh as Lieutenant Colonel Rob Money (left) put his a bearskin hat on his 20-month-old daughter Gaia Money's head. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 17 Mar. 2022 Jacob Chansley, a 33-year-old from Arizona who was photographed inside the Capitol on Jan. 6 wearing face paint and a bearskin outfit with horns, has agreed to a plea deal, court records show. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 2 Sep. 2021 On Monday, soldiers from the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards donned their famous scarlet tunics and bearskin hats outside Queen Elizabeth's London home to take part in the ceremonial event for the first time in just over 17 months. Phil Boucher, PEOPLE.com, 23 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bearskin

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jul 2022

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“Bearskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bearskin. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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