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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.

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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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