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Glengarry bonnet

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Glengarry bonnet rising to a point in front, with ribbons hanging down behind
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.—Low L. bonnetum, orig. the name of a stuff.

Usage

In literature:

With one accord come off their Glengarry bonnets, smoking caps, and Christie stiffs, and a row of brown hands is extended to greet us.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
Suddenly the glengarry bonnet of Junkie leaped mysteriously off his head, and dropped on the heather behind him.
"The Eagle Cliff" by R.M. Ballantyne
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