also pugaree or puggree noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu pagṛī turban Date: 1665 a light scarf wrapped around a sun helmet or used as a hatband

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  • Puggaree — Pug ga*ree, n. Same as {Puggry}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puggaree — Puggry Pug gry, Puggree Pug gree, n. [Written also {puggaree}, {puggeree}, etc.] [Hind. pag[.r]i turban.] A light scarf wound around a hat or helmet to protect the head from the sun. [India] Yule. A blue gray felt hat with a gold puggaree.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puggaree — n. 1 an Indian turban. 2 a thin muslin scarf tied round a sun helmet etc. and shielding the neck. Etymology: Hindi pagri turban * * * puggaree, ery var. forms of puggree …   Useful english dictionary

  • puggaree — /pug euh ree/, n. pugree. * * * …   Universalium

  • puggaree — noun puggree …   Wiktionary

  • puggaree — pÊŒgÉ™rɪ n. strip of cloth wrapped around the top of a hat to protect one s head from the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • puggaree — [ pʌg(ə)ri:] (also pagri) noun 1》 an Indian turban. 2》 a thin muslin scarf tied round a sun helmet so as to hang down over the wearer s neck and shield it from the sun. Origin from Hindi pagṛī turban …   English new terms dictionary

  • puggaree — pug·ga·ree …   English syllables

  • puggaree — /ˈpʌgəri/ (say puguhree) noun (in India) 1. a light turban. 2. a scarf of silk or cotton wound round a hat or helmet and falling down behind, as a protection against the sun. Also, pugaree, puggree, pugree. {Hindi pagrī turban} …  

  • Slouch hat — during the American Civil War A slouch hat is a wide brimmed felt or cloth hat with a chinstrap, most commonly worn as part of a military uniform. It is a survivor of the felt hats worn by certain 18th century armies. Since then, the slouch hat… …   Wikipedia

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