burnoose


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a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece

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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.
When I say that I'd like to speak to Taillefer, if indeed there exists such a person, a young page putting the torque to a stirrup points me in the direction of one of the knights with a burnoose halfway over his head.
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.
Locked away in his private quarters, the latter was conversing through an interpreter with a man draped in a burnoose, a dress seldom seen in this coastal region: Diamagaram, a Muslim fetish priest, come down from Kong.
Although Reda is fit and determined, the guy on the loose in the burnoose possesses superhuman strength, speed and agility.
It was Rather, wrapped in a burnoose, who voyaged to the Hindu Kush in the early 1980s to send back paeans to the mujahedeen being trained and supplied by the CIA in its largest-ever covert operation, which ushered onto the world stage such well-trained cadres as those now deployed against America.
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.
His head is wrapped in a homemade bedouin burnoose, and he is wearing a purple, polka-dotted cape.
a burnoose occupies the foreground; he is facing a woman whose features
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.
To which tease we add the tidbit that Rick's defense attorney, Plato Cacheris, has previously represented not only Sheik Kamal Adham, the Saudi intelligence chief up to his burnoose in the B.
William Westmoreland, on Good Morning America, referring to the Iraqi leader as "Sadat Hussein": Put a burnoose over their heads and they're all the same.
Pierre Trudeau was deemed to be one of Canada's most narcissistic politicians, but in flaunting his charm and calling attention to himself with Arabian burnooses and pirouettes behind the Queen, he may have been a show-off rather than a narcissist.