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

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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.
Clary wrote to Her Maj last month - "from one queen to another" - to complain about her guards' use of bearskin caps.
It is a far cry from the ceremonial duties for which the Grenadier Guards are renowned, wearing their large bearskin caps and red tunics.
For example, the Foot Guards at Windsor Castle, where a state banquet is to be held, will be wearing bearskin caps - a tradition that began only after the British defeated Napoleon at Waterloo.
A spokesman for the Household Division, which comprises the Welsh Guards,Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, Scots Guards and Irish Guards, said, 'Twenty thousand black bears have to be culled in North America each year, from which we buy fewer than 100 pelts a year for the Guards' bearskin caps.