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glengarry

Saltos de línea: glen|garry
Pronunciación: /ɡlɛnˈɡari
 
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Definición de glengarry en inglés:

sustantivo (plural glengarries)

A brimless boat-shaped hat with a cleft down the centre, typically having two ribbons hanging at the back, worn as part of Highland dress.
Example sentences
  • At first, they tended to be peakless soft round caps or folding blue bonnets, like the Scots glengarry, and by the end of the century most armies had softer and more comfortable caps to wear.
  • Pipers wore black shoes, tartan hose, spats, kilt, jacket, full wrap around plaid and glengarry, with hat badge and shoulder brooch, and skeine dhu, permissible.
  • The marchers formed up by regimental rank, with the glengarries of the Royal Scots - 371 years of service - leading the way.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Glengarry, the name of a valley in the Highlands of Scotland.

Words that rhyme with glengarry

Barry, Carrie, carry, Cary, Clarrie, Gary, harry, intermarry, lari, Larry, marry, miscarry, parry, tarry

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