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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A full loose garment (as of wool or cotton) with a hood and with sleeves and skirt of varying length originally worn chiefly in Morocco.

Usage examples (31)
  • I was dressed in a long garment, a little on the tight side, rather like a nightshirt, which they call a djellaba in Egypt.
  • Most Muslim men wear a long robe called a djellaba, but he had on white pants, a vest and a small white cap.
  • There's something cheering about the fact that Toast have employed a model who not only looks of pensionable age, but also sports the kind of beard and moustache combination...
  • From a thigh holster under his djellaba he retrieved his silenced 9-mm Beretta. for more
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