burnoose


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Synonyms for burnoose

a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece

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Much has been made of the fact that Satan--played by veteran Tunisian actor Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni--bears more than a passing resemblance to a superannuated Barack Obama in a burnoose.
Tunisians still wear the long hooded cape called a burnoose and every time you see one you think of Sir Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Thesiger turns out to have been one of the most extraordinary creatures of his age, a nomad's nomad who nevertheless was almost parodically English, who was comfortable wearing either a burnoose or a bowler but nothing in between.
He wore an eclectic mix of garments, his head swathed in a length of white cloth that hung over his shoulder, a crazy quilt of other colors visible under his brown woolen burnoose.
The mascot, designed to reflect the Marauder logo of a scimitar-wielding person in burnoose and cape, represents the college at athletic contests and other events,'' Standerfer said.
My unaltered clothes bagged about me more loosely than any burnoose, and I felt a mere thread paper of a fellow.
But for a cup of real coffee, Prague connoisseurs had to turn to Georgios Deodatus, from Damascus, who, clad in an Arab burnoose, walked through the streets offering hot coffee, and it is to his never-ending fame that he bought himself a house on Karlova Street in the Old Town and established the first coffeehouse there in 1713--exactly at the moment when Prague was visited (for the last time) by the plague, which killed thirteen thousand people.