puttees

[ puh-tee, poo-, puht-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF puttees

Synonyms for puttees

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUTTEES

Perhaps we had a pair of puttees, and the rest of the costume was our own.

I'm wondering about those puttees, dear—shanks in puttees are deceptive.

Upon his puttees it had dried so thickly that you could scarcely see the folds.

I used to see you in uniform with cap and bronze buttons and sword and puttees.

We had puttees, but the greater number of us had no rubber boots.

He felt no longer the slight tug of puttees about his ankles.

The body was fully clothed and the legs encased in boots and puttees.

I had been wounded in both legs, and from one I saw blood streaming down through my puttees.

My own costume consisted of an old and thin British warm over either a thin shirt or vest with old riding breeches and puttees.

He was surveying Wallie in his riding breeches and puttees with an expression that was at once amused and insolent.

WORD ORIGIN

1875, from Hindi patti "band, bandage," from Sanskrit pattah "strip of cloth."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PUTTEES

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