solah

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From Urdu سلا (solā).

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solah (plural solahs)

  1. A tall plant growing in the swamps of India; its pith is used to make hats.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Arrest of Lieutenant Golightly’, Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, p. 93:
      he descended in a new khaki suit—tight fitting—of a delicate olive-green; a peacock-blue tie, white collar, and a snowy white solah helmet.

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