Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woolen cap that is creased lengthwise and often has short ribbons at the back.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Scotch cap of wool, either woven in one piece or made of cloth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a brimless cap, longer than wider and creased lengthwise across the top, often with ribbons trailing behind, and frequently worn with the Scottish kilt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back; worn by Highlanders as part of military dress

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Glengarry, a valley of central Scotland.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Glengarry, a valley in northern Scotland.

Examples

  • This is a quote from Al Pacino's character in Glengarry Glen Ross, released in 1992 and based on David Mamet's 1984 play that won the Pulitzer Prize.

    Morris Ruskin: Investing In The Movies

  • Is he channeling Alec Baldwin's character in Glengarry Glen Ross? aa sort of the other way round, no?

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  • This is a quote from Al Pacino's character in Glengarry Glen Ross, released in 1992 and based on David Mamet's 1984 play that won the Pulitzer Prize.

    Morris Ruskin: Investing In The Movies

  • This is a quote from Al Pacino's character in Glengarry Glen Ross, released in 1992 and based on David Mamet's 1984 play that won the Pulitzer Prize.

    Morris Ruskin: Investing In The Movies

  • This is a quote from Al Pacino's character in Glengarry Glen Ross, released in 1992 and based on David Mamet's 1984 play that won the Pulitzer Prize.

    Morris Ruskin: Investing In The Movies

  • Feeling very strange and nervous, Bert and Frank took their seats, and slipping their caps under the desk -- they were both wearing that serviceable form of headgear known as the Glengarry -- they did their best to seem composed, and to take in their surroundings.

    Bert Lloyd's Boyhood A Story from Nova Scotia

  • The big forester stared down at him, as he drew a blue worsted cap of the kind known as Glengarry from his waist, where it had been hanging to the handle of a hunting-knife or dirk, and, as he slowly put it on over his shaggy brown hair, his fine eyes once more seemed to laugh.

    Three Boys or the Chiefs of the Clan Mackhai

  • Yet the heart and soul of "Glengarry" belongs to the tremendous ensemble cast: Arkin, Harris, Baldwin, and Pacino deliver stellar work, and Lemmon is brilliant as the achingly pathetic Levine, who may also be sufficiently panic-stricken to break the law.

    John Farr: The Best Movies That Talk Business

  • When I first saw "Glengarry" I had previously seen Alec Baldwin in comedy and pretty-boy roles only.

    Glen & Gary & Glen & Ross

  • Students watch movies such as Glengarry Glenn Ross and Wall Street as a jumping-off point to discuss ethics in business.

    Socially Minded MBA Programs

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