- the pelt of a bear, esp when used as a rug
- a tall helmet of black fur worn by certain regiments in the British Army
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Clothingthe skin of a bear.
- Clothinga tall, black fur cap forming part of a dress uniform in some armies.
- Clothingthe skin or pelt of a bear.
- Clothinga tall, black fur cap forming part of the dress uniform of a soldier in some armies.
- bear2 + skin 1670–80