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or pug·a·ree  (pŭg′ə-rē)
A cloth band or scarf wrapped around the crown of a hat or sun helmet.

[Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi pagṛī, turban; compare such unsuffixed forms as Punjabi pagg and Kashmiri pag, turban, all of unknown origin.]
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Trent, in white linen clothes and puggaree, was leaning over the railing, gazing towards the town, when Da Souza came up to him -
[Water Proof] Puggarees, Hat, khaki, with or without colour folds Puttees, khaki, 3 yard Shirts, flannel, silver grey, ordinary Shirts, military, khaki, other ranks.