American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woolen cap that is creased lengthwise and often has short ribbons at the back.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Scotch cap of wool, either woven in one piece or made of cloth. It has erect sides, a hollow or crease on the top, and diminishes in height toward the back, where the band is slit or parted and fitted with a pair of short ribbons, which are usually crossed and permitted to hang down.
- n. a brimless cap, longer than wider and creased lengthwise across the top, often with ribbons trailing behind, and frequently worn with the Scottish kilt.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A kind of Highland Scotch cap for men, with straight sides and a hollow top sloping to the back, where it is parted and held together by ribbons or strings.
- n. a Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back; worn by Highlanders as part of military dress
- From Glengarry, a valley in northern Scotland. (Wiktionary)
- After Glengarry, a valley of central Scotland. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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