tam o'shanter

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English[edit]

tam o'shanters

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Etymology[edit]

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

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  • IPA(key): /tæməˈʃæntə/

Noun[edit]

tam o'shanter (plural tam o'shanters)

  1. 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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