glengarry

[ glen-gar-ee ]
/ glɛnˈgær i /
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noun, plural glen·gar·ries.

a Scottish cap with straight sides, a crease along the top, and sometimes short ribbon streamers at the back, worn by Highlanders as part of military dress.

Nearby words

  1. glenda,
  2. glendale,
  3. glendale heights,
  4. glendora,
  5. glendower,
  6. glenn,
  7. glenn's operation,
  8. glennie,
  9. glenohumeral ligament,
  10. glenoid

Origin of glengarry

First recorded in 1835–45; after Glengarry, a valley in Invernesshire, Scotland

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British Dictionary definitions for glengarry

glengarry

/ (ɡlɛnˈɡærɪ) /

noun plural -ries

a brimless Scottish woollen cap with a crease down the crown, often with ribbons dangling at the backAlso called: glengarry bonnet

Word Origin for glengarry

C19: after Glengarry, Scotland

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