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n. often puttees
1. A strip of cloth wound spirally around the leg from ankle to knee.
2. A gaiter covering the lower leg.
[Hindi paṭṭī, from Sanskrit paṭṭikā, from paṭṭakaḥ, bandage, ribbon, from paṭṭaḥ, strip of cloth.]
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n, pl -tees or -ties
(Clothing & Fashion) (usually plural) a strip of cloth worn wound around the legs from the ankle to the knee, esp as part of a military uniform in World War I
[C19: from Hindi pattī, from Sanskrit pattikā, from patta cloth]
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or put•ty(pʌˈti, pʊ-, ˈpʌt i)
n., pl. -tees or -ties.
1. a long strip of cloth wound round the lower leg, often as part of a soldier's uniform.
2. a gaiter or legging of leather or other material, as worn by soldiers, riders, etc.
[1870–75; < Hindi paṭṭī bandage; akin to Skt paṭṭa strip of cloth, bandage]
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