A busby , on the other hand, is a smaller helmet made of short fur with a small bag on the side, usually worn by hussars.
There was also a soldier's ceremonial busby cap.
A bandsman from the Coldstream Guards displays his busby .
I was slightly startled to find myself walking a few paces behind a Guardsman in full Number 1 dress uniform, busby standing proud, and polished brass spurs on his boots.
You should really know your bearskin from your busby .
He became its regimental colonel, and even as a general often wore its uniform, with its death's-head badge on the busby .
The towering black hat, or busby , dates back almost 200 years to the Battle of Waterloo and is a key part of the uniform of the five guards' regiments - the Coldstream, Grenadier, Irish, Scots and Welsh.
Americans are suckers for pageantry and the media was happy to show shots of him surveying a row of busbies or chatting with the Queen.
From here you can walk to Amalienborg, the royal palace, the impressive buildings of which are patrolled by guards in busbies .