Puggry
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.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • puggry — noun /ˈpʌɡɹiː/ A strip of cloth wound around the upper portion of a hat or helmet, particularly a pith helmet, and falling down behind to act as a shade for the back of the neck …   Wiktionary

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

  • 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

  • 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.… …   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

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

  • -gry — The Gry Puzzle is a popular puzzle that asks for the third English word, other than angry and hungry, that ends with the letters gry. Aside from words derived from angry and hungry, there is no stand alone word ending in gry that is in current… …   Wikipedia

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