- 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.
Origin of glengarry
First recorded in 1835–45; after Glengarry, a valley in Invernesshire, Scotland
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Examples from the Web for glengarry
The man who wrote Glengarry Glen Ross actually and unironically references "the current economic jollity."David Mamet's Right Turn
May 9, 2012
The author of Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow is, to many minds, the best living American playwright.David Mamet's Right Turn
May 28, 2011
Glengarry is actually marcht from Auchalator that way alreddy.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745.
On the third day he was retraced to the lands of Glengarry, and there shot.
The whole of the dogs at Glengarry House were allowed to go at liberty at all times.
And there was another sorrowful household in Glengarry about that time.Shenac's Work at Home
Margaret Murray Robertson
Glengarry tried to secure himself by a mysterious interview with the King.Pickle the Spy
- a brimless Scottish woollen cap with a crease down the crown, often with ribbons dangling at the backAlso called: glengarry bonnet
C19: after Glengarry, Scotland