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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
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Bearskin Lake Air Service LP, operating as Bearskin Airlines, is a regional airline based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
In later years, scarlet jackets and bearskins were re-introduced.
Sikhs in the Household Division have guarded the Queen many times before, but have always worn the bearskin.
When he marches with his colleagues he will become the first guardsman not wear a bearskin.
Thirteen Cree and Metis students, aged 12 to 14, and two teachers from Pakan School will fly to Bearskin Lake, Ontario, on May 23 as part of a Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges (SEVEC) program.
WELSH soldiers in bearskin hats and red tunics marched through Moscow's Red Square this week in preparation for a historic anniversary parade.
The tournament is named in honor of the late Darryl Fox from Bearskin Lake First Nation.
"But it's fine to drink right now, on a nice cold night in front of the fire." "I could imagine drinking this on a bearskin rug with Sarah Palin," said Gregg.
WHEN ex-Scots Guard Gerry Smith got into a tight corner with his beloved bearskin he never thought he'd end up travelling nearly 5,000 miles to find a solution.
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.
Webb those ordained were: Samuel Bearskin, Clifford Bearskin, Abraham Cox, Annie Herodier and Stephen Pepabano.