glengarry

noun, often capitalized
glen·​gar·​ry | \ glen-ˈger-ē How to pronounce glengarry (audio) , -ˈga-rē \
plural glengarries

Definition of glengarry

: a woolen cap of Scottish origin

called also glengarry bonnet

First Known Use of glengarry

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glengarry

Glengarry, valley in Scotland

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“Glengarry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glengarry. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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