Tam-o-shanter meaning

tămə-shăntər
A Scottish cap with a snug headband and a loose crown, sometimes having a pompom, tassel, or feather in the center.
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A Scottish cap with a wide, round, flat top and, often, a center pompom.
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A traditional Scottish wool hat, with a bobble in the centre.
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A type of woolen hat developed in Scotland, a toorie bunnet. Originally they were worn by both genders, but now they are mostly worn by men and boys.
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Origin of tam-o-shanter

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

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

  • After Tam O’Shanter, from the eponymous poem by Robert Burns.

    From Wiktionary

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

    From Wiktionary