put·tee (pŭ-tē, pŭtē)
n. often puttees
1. A strip of cloth wound spirally around the leg from ankle to knee.
2. A gaiter covering the lower leg.
[Hindi paṭṭī, from Sanskrit paṭṭikā, from paṭṭakaḥ, bandage, ribbon, from paṭṭaḥ, strip of cloth.]
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