puggeree
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. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • 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

  • Puggree — 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

  • 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. Kipling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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