Puttee



[puh-tee, poo-, puht-ee] /pʌˈti, pʊ-, ˈpʌt i/

noun
1.
a long strip of cloth wound spirally round the leg from ankle to knee, worn especially formerly as part of a soldier’s uniform.
2.
a gaiter or legging of leather or other material, as worn by soldiers, riders, etc.
/ˈpʌtɪ/
noun (pl) -tees, -ties
1.
(usually pl) a strip of cloth worn wound around the legs from the ankle to the knee, esp as part of a military uniform in World War I
n.

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

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