coonskin cap


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Molly is tough, and for some reason owns a coonskin cap that turns out to be a live, possibly rabid racoon.
The coonskin cap is complete with the face and tail at the back.
Yes, as a matter of fact, I did whine until my parents bought me a coonskin cap.
Riley has no idea what to expect in his final Death Race, but the required gear list includes a hatchet, rope, map and compass, needle and thread, knapsack, skillet, charcoal and a coonskin cap.
Back then I dressed like Daniel Boone, from the moccasins on my feet to the coonskin cap on my head, so I figured that I'd better start cooking like him as well.
Faraway" (1952) depicts six-year-old Jamie sitting in a field in a coonskin cap with a distant look in his eyes (top, right).
When I get him, I'm going to have a coonskin cap made to hang over my fireplace.
A Davy Crocker coonskin cap has for Burns the temporal pull of a Proustian cookie, and the audience most likely to appreciate the cascading detail in his narrative are grownups of his own advanced baby-boomer age willing to be pulled back with him to the analog America of their childhoods.
The 6ft-6in Parker was quickly embraced by youngsters as the man in a coonskin cap who stood for the spirit of the American frontier.
Matheson, a costume historian, investigates why the sunbonnet, unlike the cowboy hat and the coonskin cap, has disappeared from contemporary Western clothing, even though its use persisted in pockets of the rural South into the 20th century.
According to Louv's mythology," Cleary announces, "at that point [the 1950s] every child put on a coonskin cap and went barefoot into the woods to find themselves.
One is called "The Battle of the Alamo" and shows a man in a coonskin cap fighting four armed Mexican soldiers.