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bear·skin

 (bâr′skĭn′)
n.
1. Something, such as a rug, made from the skin of a bear.
2. A tall military hat made of black fur.

bearskin

(ˈbɛəˌskɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) the pelt of a bear, esp when used as a rug
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a tall helmet of black fur worn by certain regiments in the British Army
3. (Textiles) a rough shaggy woollen cloth, used for overcoats

bear•skin

(ˈbɛərˌskɪn)

n.
1. the skin or pelt of a bear.
2. a tall, black fur cap forming part of a dress uniform in some armies.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bearskin - the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)bearskin - the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)
fur, pelt - the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
2.bearskin - tall hatbearskin - tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
Translations
جِلْد الدُّب
medvědí kůže
bjørneskind
medvebőr
bjarnarfeldur
medvedia koža
ayı derisi

bearskin

[ˈbɛəskɪn] N
1.piel f de oso
a bearskin ruguna alfombra de piel de oso
2. (Mil) gorro militar de piel de oso

bearskin

[ˈbɛərskɪn] n
(= hat) → bonnet m à poil
(= skin) → peau f d'ours

bearskin

n (Mil) → Bärenfellmütze f

bearskin

[ˈbɛəˌskɪn] npelle f d'orso; (hat) → colbacco

bear2

(beə) noun
a large heavy animal with thick fur and hooked claws.
ˈbearskin noun, adjective
(of) the skin of a bear.
References in classic literature ?
Wrapping myself in my shaggy jacket of the cloth called bearskin, I fought my way against the stubborn storm.
The Emperor rode to the square where, facing one another, a battalion of the Preobrazhensk regiment stood on the right and a battalion of the French Guards in their bearskin caps on the left.
At first I thought he was a wild animal, because he wore around his waist and over his shoulders a ragged piece of bearskin. And then I saw his hands and feet, and more clearly his features.
Levin was standing with a peasant from Tver in the middle of the room, measuring a fresh bearskin, when Stepan Arkadyevitch went in.
The girls had run away, but the bear called to them: 'Snow-white and Rose-red, do not be afraid; wait, I will come with you.' Then they recognized his voice and waited, and when he came up to them suddenly his bearskin fell off, and he stood there a handsome man, clothed all in gold.
Come under my bearskin." And she put him in the sledge beside her, wrapped the fur round him, and he felt as though he were sinking in a snow-wreath.
Old Long-Beard paused in his narrative, licked his greasy fingers, and wiped them on his naked sides where his one piece of ragged bearskin failed to cover him.
I could not see below the breast of my bearskin coat.
A strip of scarlet cloth, a bearskin, twenty cartridges, and Kiche, went to pay the debt.
A horse will behave in a certain manner whenever he smells a bear, even if the smell is derived from a bearskin. That is to say, any environment containing an instance of the universal "smell of a bear" produces closely similar behaviour in the horse, but we do not say that the horse is conscious of this universal.
Ensign Spooney, on the contrary, was a tall youth, and belonged to (Captain Dobbin's) the Grenadier Company, and he tried on a new bearskin cap, under which he looked savage beyond his years.
The next morning, when I looked out, I saw the hollow-backed bay between the Varnum spruces, and Ethan Frome, throwing back his worn bearskin, made room for me in the sleigh at his side.