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pugree

[puhg-ree]
noun
  1. a light turban worn in India.
  2. a scarf of silk or cotton, usually colored or printed, wound round a hat or helmet and falling down behind as a protection against the sun.Compare havelock.
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Origin of pugree

First recorded in 1655–65, pugree is from the Hindi word pagṛī turban
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  • She was dressed in white, and in the pugree of her helmet was the one touch of color, Rajah's blue feather.

    Parrot & Co.

    Harold MacGrath