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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bearskin  \Bear"skin`\,  n. 
  1.  The  skin  of  a  bear. 
 
  2.  A  coarse,  shaggy,  woolen  cloth  for  overcoats. 
 
  3.  A  cap  made  of  bearskin,  esp.  one  worn  by  soldiers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bearskin 
  n  1:  the  pelt  of  a  bear  (sometimes  used  as  a  rug) 
  2:  tall;  worn  by  some  British  soldiers  on  ceremonial  occasions 
  [syn:  {busby},  {shako}] 




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