busby

noun bus·by \ ˈbəz-bē \

Definition of busby

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

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Origin and Etymology of busby

probably from the name Busby


BUSBY Defined for English Language Learners

busby

noun

Definition of busby for English Language Learners

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


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