The small boys came out in puttees and the women put ribbons in their hair.
Perhaps we had a pair of puttees, and the rest of the costume was our own.
The ricksha men have their legs fitted with tight trousers and puttees to end them, and they are graceful.
I used to see you in uniform with cap and bronze buttons and sword and puttees.
He was surveying Wallie in his riding breeches and puttees with an expression that was at once amused and insolent.
We had puttees, but the greater number of us had no rubber boots.
I went over to see what was wrong, and to my astonishment he was kneeling down carefully rewinding one of his puttees.
He felt no longer the slight tug of puttees about his ankles.
He pictured himself in the bathroom eagerly peeling off his puttees as the water splashed into the pale blue bath.
I had been wounded in both legs, and from one I saw blood streaming down through my puttees.
1875, from Hindi patti "band, bandage," from Sanskrit pattah "strip of cloth."