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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.
After Tam O’Shanter, from the eponymous poem by Robert Burns.
After the hero of “Tam o' Shanter,” a poem by Robert Burns
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the eponymous hero of Burns's poem Tom of Shanter.
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