What is another word for puttee?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌtiː] (IPA)

Puttee is a noun that refers to a type of cloth band that is wrapped around the lower leg in military or hiking situations. It is typically made of wool and was commonly worn by soldiers during World War I. Synonyms for puttee include legging, gaiter, spats, and wraps. Leggings and gaiters are similar in that they are also worn to protect the lower leg but are typically made of different materials, such as leather or synthetic fabrics. Spats, on the other hand, are more formal and are typically worn over shoes or boots as a dressy accessory. Wraps are more general and can refer to any kind of cloth or band that is wrapped around the leg or other body part.

Synonyms for Puttee:

What are the hypernyms for Puttee?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Puttee?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for puttee (as nouns)

    • artifact
      legging, leging, leg covering.

Usage examples for Puttee

The tight-faced cockney, Crimmins, was in the stable when Garrison, in riding-breeches, puttee leggings, etc.
"Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course"
W. B. M. Ferguson
Then in a series of frenzied curses Wiley stripped off his puttee and felt of his injured leg.
"Shadow Mountain"
Dane Coolidge
"But," he said, "the string of my puttee had been driven in so far by the shot I couldn't find it to get the thing off, so I had to bandage over it."
"My War Experiences in Two Continents"
Sarah Macnaughtan

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