burnous


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Synonyms for burnous

a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece

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The grunge came out with those cropped burnous hoodies, one in a rich winter floral pattern and others in white and a Sherpa-textured navy.
Le manteau de spahi, le burnous noir lame d'or, la Chechia, la "parure" composee de trois miniatures ovales--un medaillonmddaillon, deux boucles d'oreilles--entourees d'une guirlande de petites pierres fines, le morceau de "veritable peau d'Espagne" indelebilement parfumee .
Sur la chaussee, dans un espace assez large pour permettre une petite evolution, sept ou huit arabes en burnous caracolaient, lancaient leurs chevaux les uns sur les autres, tantot debout, tantot couches sur l'encolure de leur bete, poussant des cris, tirant des coups de fusil.
Clad in the burnous (a woolly overshawl) and the kafia, the Lawrence of Arabia type headcloth, we all looked the part.
They cannot lurk behind concrete bunkers, but must advertise themselves, as Lyautey did in Morocco mounted on his Arab charger wearing a purple burnous.
In fact, about a century later, the Moors of Lisbon claimed that they always used the burnous (albonoz) exactly as their compatriots living in the 'land of the Moors'.
The transformation often comes from the simple substitution of an Arabic word for a French one in a stereotypical or cliched expression, as in the following example: 'Lyon etait couvert d'un immense burnous de neige' (16) ('Lyon was covered in a huge coat of snow.
There's no snow but plenty of sand, camels instead of reindeer and Santa would be much more comfortable in a flowing Arab burnous rather than his fur-trimmed red suit.
b) Traditional clothing, such as burnous (long, woolen, hooded cloak; 27), saroual (baggy pants; 30; Vaste, 47, 203, 241),11 chechia (or fez, a conical hat; 62), haik (all-enveloping white Algerian veil; 174; a recurring word in Ombre), djellaba (hooded robe; 193; Vaste, 325), tchador (a Persian word for the all-enveloping black veil from Iran; Vaste, 325).
He would come either alone or with a boy attendant, wearing a burnous (a hooded cloak) and sandals, and carrying a long stick, with which he would draw a circle in the sand.
Completely unnerved, she watched as he whipped his white burnous closer around his tall body and strode from the room.
He tried to receive me in someone's kitchen, where a burnous was spread out on the tiles near the sink.
And now, in spite of efforts by the officers, some soldiers begin to pillage, grabbing jewels, burnous, yataghans from the corpses.
L'exposition, annAaAaAeA@e, des habits d'hiver attire beaucoup de monde, notamment des tourist nationaux, les habituAaAaAeA@s, qui viennent dAaAaAeA@couvrir et s'approvisio en kachabia, burnous, sedriya (veste) ainsi que des habits traditionnels en laine, faits maison.