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bear

(bâr)
n.
a. Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
b. Any of various other animals, such as the koala, that resemble a true bear.
(1) A subculture in gay/bisexual male communities with events, codes and culture-specific identity that hinge around a hypermasculine identity
(2) A member of a subculture of gay/bisexual males who is hairy and often bearded. Some bears have embraced transgendered as well as non-gendered individuals

bear

see ursus, brunus edwardii and koala. Species of less legitimate lineage include Pooh, Paddington and Brideshead bears.
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Sikhs in the Household Division have guarded the Queen many times before, but have always worn the bearskin.
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The regiment well known for its bearskin ceremonial dress, will spend a week recruiting in and around the town centre.
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In the sculpture Northern Kindness, 2007, a bearskin is draped over a folding chair, the wolf trap lies ready at its feet, and a skein of wool and crochet needles are left on the fur on the seat.
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Webb those ordained were: Samuel Bearskin, Clifford Bearskin, Abraham Cox, Annie Herodier and Stephen Pepabano.
A nude Britney Spears on a bearskin rug while giving birth to her firstborn marks a 'first' for Pro-Life.