Busby meaning

bŭzbē
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A full-dress fur hat of varying shape, worn by hussars in the 19th century and by the foot guard regiments of the British army.
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A tall fur hat worn as part of a full-dress uniform by hussars, guardsmen in the British army, etc.
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A fur hat, usually with a plume in the front, worn by certain members of the military or brass bands.
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Origin of busby

  • Possibly from the name Busby

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition