- (in India) a lightweight helmet or sun hat made from the pith of the sola plant.
Origin of topee
Examples from the Web for topee
Historical Examples of topee
Then she went swiftly for her topee and gloves and parasol, and fled from the bungalow.
Yet he reminded her of somebody, but him she had always seen in a topee, out of doors.
One morning he had a bullet through his topee and one through a pocket.
He was clad in white from head to foot, and wore an enormous "topee," or pith helmet, upon his head.In the grip of the Mullah
F. S. Brereton
I set out yesterday for the hospital to recover a topee, as I heard a British officer had died there.
- another name for pith helmet