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bearskin

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛːskɪn
 
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Definition of bearskin in English:

noun

1The pelt of a bear, especially when used as a rug or wrap: [as modifier]: a white bearskin rug
More example sentences
  • Let me put on a D' Angelo CD, and I will pull you close, and we'll slow-dance on my white bearskin rug.
  • Carl had a heavy bearskin coat and he wrapped it around them both.
  • During warm months the Ojibwa slept on cedar bough mattresses, each person wrapped in a bearskin or deerskin robe.
1.1A tall cap of black fur worn ceremonially by certain troops, such as the Guards in the British army.
Example sentences
  • Guardsmen, standing well over 6ft tall in their black bearskins, never flinched in the face of the mini-enemy.
  • Guards of honour in their black bearskin head gear and long, blue-grey coats stood to attention facing the presidential party.
  • As usual, the ceremonial of the Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards, who formed the Guard of Honour in scarlet tunics and black bearskins, was immaculate.

Words that rhyme with bearskin

snakeskinDeakin

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