coonskin cap

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Noun1.coonskin cap - a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the backcoonskin cap - a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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This decoy is actually a coonskin hat that Owlface likely stole from his grandson's toy box.
He never let me wear his coonskin hat, but we partnered up just the same, covering the south side of town.
The fact that they have a person in their midst who is widely recognized by a generation that grew up with the coonskin hat is just another pull and validation of the region," Fredrikson said.
Culminating a process begun by the Tennessee Senator in a coonskin hat, Estes Kefauver, in New Hampshire in 1952, the nominating conventions were made incidental to the November elections this year.
A s a boy, inspired by the Disney TV series and movie King of the Wild Frontier, I fondly recall dressing up in a coonskin hat and playing at Davy Crockett, much impressed at how, as the theme song boasted, he 'killed him a bear when he was only three.