Definition of Puggree

1. Noun. A strip of cloth wound around the upper portion of a hat or helmet, particularly a pith helmet, and falling down behind to act as a shade for the back of the neck. ¹



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Definition of Puggree

1. pugree [n -S] - See also: pugree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puggree

puggeries
puggery
puggie
puggier
puggies
puggiest
pugginess
pugginesses
pugging
puggings
puggish
puggle
puggled
puggles
puggling
puggree (current term)
puggrees
puggries
puggry
puggy
pugh
pugil
pugilism
pugilisms
pugilist
pugilistic
pugilistically
pugilistics
pugilists
pugillare

Literary usage of Puggree

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1. Up Among the Pandies: Or, A Year's Service in India by Vivian Dering Majendie (1859)
"Mosquitoes—The disembarkation—Harpies—Sore trial of temper—"puggree" to the rescue !—A brief retrospective review of ..."

2. Tent Life in Tigerland: With which is Incorporated Sport and Work on the by James Inglis (1892)
"... bag—Start for factory— Remarks on elephants—Precautions useful for protection from the sun in tiger shooting—The puggree—Cattle breeding in India, ..."

3. Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier: Or, Twelve Years Sporting by James Inglis (1878)
"The puggree.—Cattle breeding in India, and wholesale deaths of cattle from disease. ... puggree ..."

4. The Life and Opinions of General Sir Charles James Napier, G.C.B. by Sir William Francis Patrick Napier (1857)
"Who gets this puggree turban is to me moonshine, because they really have no fixed rule; hitherto it has gone through the brother, and then to the eldest ..."

5. The Life and Opinions of General Sir Charles James Napier, G.C.B. by William Francis Patrick Napier (1857)
"Who gets this puggree turban is to me moonshine, because they really have no fixed rule; hitherto it has gone through the brother, and then to the eldest ..."

6. The Book of Health by Malcolm Alexander Morris (1883)
"labour, and toil under a sun which would soon prove fatal to his Aryan brother from the West, always shields the head by means of a puggree of cotton or ..."

7. The Book of Health by Malcolm Alexander Morris (1883)
"labour, and toil under a sun which would soon prove fatal to his Aryan brother from the West, always shields the head by means of a puggree of cotton or ..."

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