- putti-platt operation,
Origin of puttee
Examples from the Web for puttees
The fact was I had shoved it down under my puttees while lying back of the trench the previous afternoon.The Escape of a Princess Pat|George Pearson
I went over to see what was wrong, and to my astonishment he was kneeling down carefully rewinding one of his puttees.
Behind him came a tall man in khaki tunic, breeches, puttees and cap, his breast covered with bright-coloured ribbons.The Jungle Girl|Gordon Casserly
The troops—hee-hee-hee—won't have any stockings to hang up, so—ha-ha-ha—they'll have to hang up their puttees!
He felt no longer the slight tug of puttees about his ankles.Triple Spies|Roy J. Snell
noun plural -tees or -ties
Word Origin for puttee
1875, from Hindi patti "band, bandage," from Sanskrit pattah "strip of cloth."