Also pug·gree [puhg-ree] /ˈpʌg ri/.
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When the right moment came she would discard the puggree and drop the black veil.The Drums Of Jeopardy
He was dressed completely in white, in the native costume, with a white "puggree" or turban on his head.There is no Death
I tried to turn aside and avoid the charge, but a branch caught me across the face, and knocked my puggree off.
Everything is complete down to moustache, the folds of the puggree, the lathee or staff, indeed to the slightest detail.
"The man in the puggree" is Sir John,—ripe for many years to come, and when he has another banquet, may I be there to see.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
pugree puggaree or pugaree (ˈpʌɡərɪ)
- the usual Indian word for turban
- a scarf, usually pleated, around the crown of some hats, esp sun helmets
C17: from Hindi pagrī, from Sanskrit parikara