burnous

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a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece

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Chulk, a humorist in his way, stretched forth a long and hairy arm, and grasping the hood of Taglat's burnoose pulled it down over the latter's eyes, extinguishing him, snuffer-like, as it were.
Gathering the skirts of his burnoose, beneath one arm, that his legs might have free action, the ape-man took a short running start, and scrambled to the top of the barrier.
It is an impressive work in which we see Hilda's fluid handling of the paint as she delineates the two mountain women in the creamy tones of their burnooses, set off against the patterned fabric of their skirts and the solid crimson block of the waistcoat worn by the central figure.
After a credits sequence in which a comet streaks across the heavens, we join a bunch of Druids in burnooses mumbling and declaiming about the pesky Roman Empire.
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.
Waves of horsemen, squadron after squadron, Their burnooses flapping in the wind Like birds with ruffled feathers.