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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.
Levin was standing with a peasant from Tver in the middle of the room, measuring a fresh bearskin, when Stepan Arkadyevitch went in.
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.
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.
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.
The first was dressed like a very shabby English baker; the second like a Russian peasant: for he wore a loose purple camlet robe, with a fur collar, tied round his waist with a parti-coloured worsted sash; grey trousers; light blue gloves: and a cap of bearskin.