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

  • noun A Scottish cap with a snug headband and a loose crown, sometimes having a pompom, tassel, or feather in the center.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as braid bonnet (which see, under bonnet); also, a lighter head-dress of the same general shape.

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

  • noun A kind of Scotch cap of wool, worsted, or the like, having a round, flattish top much wider than the band which fits the head, and usually having a tassel in the center.

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

  • noun A traditional Scottish wool hat, with a bobble in the centre.

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

  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin

Etymologies

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

[After the hero of “Tam o' Shanter,” a poem by Robert Burns .]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the eponymous hero of Burns's poem Tom of Shanter.

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