Definitions

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  • n. A headdress worn by men in India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See puggree.

Etymologies

Punjabi ਪਗੜੀ (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • That Mr. Sharif has a taste in sharp suits and designer salwar - kameezes is well-known, but it seems he cannot resist a good Rajasthani "pagri" (turban) when he sees one, as Mr.Jaswant Singh discovered.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • 1930 Aberdeen Press & Jrnl. 22 Apr. 5/2 He has no British officers and no uniform except a distinguishing kind of pagri (head-dress).

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1156

  • Brassbound I. 215 He wears the sun helmet and pagri, the neutral-tinted spectacles, and the white canvas Spanish sand shoes.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1156

  • Perched on a black and white horse dressed in his ceremonial richly worked-on angarkha, laden with assorted jewels and with his trademark Maratha pagri (a community-specific headgear) placed on his head with just a hint of a tilt to its left he would ride down the city roads.

    Muharram of my childhood

  • Helmets were white with blue pugarees or puggaree, pugree or pagri depending on how you spell it.

    Royal Naval Brigade: Uniforms: Officers

  • An hour passed, and a melancholy, earth-coloured Indian loitered up the drive, dressed in a loin-cloth and a salmon-pink pagri on which a washing-basket was balanced.

    Burmese Days

  • Sammy, seeing himself detected, looked very guilty and pretended to be rearranging his pagri.

    Burmese Days

  • He was dressed in khaki pagri-cloth shirt, drill shorts and a pigsticker topi.

    Burmese Days

  • He looked so splendidly manly, with his pagri-cloth shirt open at the throat, and his shorts and puttees and shooting boots!

    Burmese Days

  • Then his eyes focused on the khaki pagri and dark face of

    Burmese Days

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