Pronunciation: (pu-tē', poo-, put'ē), [key]
1. a long strip of cloth wound spirally round the leg from ankle to knee, worn esp. formerly as part of a soldier's uniform.
2. a gaiter or legging of leather or other material, as worn by soldiers, riders, etc. Also,putty,puttie.
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