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puggaree

[puhg-uh-ree]
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noun
  1. pugree.
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Also pug·gree [puhg-ree] /ˈpʌg ri/.
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Historical Examples

  • In the mêlée which ensued, the puggaree dropped to the ground, to the joy of its lawful owner and the disgust of the combatants.

    Birds of the Plains

    Douglas Dewar

  • Picture him then in a loose red flannel tunic, corduroy knee-breeches, serge leggings, white pith helmet with a puggaree round it.

  • Strefford aimed his cigarette-end at a tourist on a puggaree who was gazing up from his guidebook at the palace.

  • It was just a strip of white muslin wound around the head like an East Indian puggaree.

  • He now felt himself cool though broiling in the Indian sun with Danby in a linen suit and puggaree.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter