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n. pl. Glen·gar·ries
A woolen cap that is creased lengthwise and often has short ribbons at the back.

[After Glengarry, a valley of central Scotland.]


n, pl -ries
(Clothing & Fashion) a brimless Scottish woollen cap with a crease down the crown, often with ribbons dangling at the back. Also called: glengarry bonnet
[C19: after Glengarry, Scotland]


(glɛnˈgær i)

n., pl. -ries.
a Scottish cap with straight sides, a crease along the top, and usu. short ribbon streamers at the back.
[1835–45; after Glengarry, a valley in Invernessshire, Scotland]
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Noun1.Glengarry - a Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back; worn by Highlanders as part of military dress
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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