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the pelt of a bear (sometimes used as a rug)

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The Queen, in a cornflower blue outfit, rode in a carriage with the Duke of Edinburgh who, despite celebrating his 84th birthday the day before, wore the tall bearskin cap and uniform of colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
Later tests revealed he wore a bearskin cap, goatskin leggings, and a waterproof woven grass cape - still used by Alpine herdsmen up until the 19th Century.
Later tests revealed he wore a bearskin cap, goatskin leggings, a waterproof woven grass cape, still used by Alpine herdsmen up until the 19th Century.
The Coldstream Guards also contribute to ceremonial occasions, such as Changing of the Guard and Trooping the Colour and are distinctive for the black bearskin caps and red tunics worn by the five regiments of the Foot Guards.
KNOWSLEY: Knowsley South MP Eddie O'Hara urged the scrapping of real fur in guards regiments' bearskin caps.
Clad in grey with black bearskin caps, they had become a formidable body of light troops that fought best alongside Indian warriors in the hit-and-run of forest warfare.
The Welsh Guards have a leek as a cap badge, and wear a green and white plume in their bearskin caps.