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noun, plural glen·gar·ries.
  1. 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.
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Origin of glengarry

First recorded in 1835–45; after Glengarry, a valley in Invernesshire, Scotland
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noun plural -ries
  1. a brimless Scottish woollen cap with a crease down the crown, often with ribbons dangling at the backAlso called: glengarry bonnet
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Word Origin for glengarry

C19: after Glengarry, Scotland
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