from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A brimless Scottish cap with a flat, round top.
  • noun A heavy, laced walking shoe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Scotch cap, originally of wool.
  • noun A name given (usually with a capital as an adjective and without as a noun) to various articles of dress possessing unusual strength and weight, in imitation of the materials or style of those worn out of doors by Queen Victoria, or the members of her family, during visits to the royal residence at Balmoral, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A long woolen petticoat, worn immediately under the dress.
  • noun A kind of stout walking shoe, laced in front.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A castle and associated estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that is a private residence of the British sovereign

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sturdy laced walking shoe
  • noun a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Balmoral , Castle in northeast Scotland.]



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