caracul


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Synonyms for caracul

hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia

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One of these this year is the caracul trimmed coat which every other woman in New York wears.") But the OED lexicographers passed the word by: Inevitably, in building so vast an edifice of scholarship, they have sometimes missed the occasional brick As one of them wrote in 1951, when he was trying to persuade the publishers to take on the expense of revising the OED afresh, this greatest of dictionaries, despite its public reputation for unimpeachable authority, has "hosts of wrong definitions, wrong datings, and wrong crossreferences."
Hosseni also intimates that the current leader handpicked by foreign powers, Hamid Karzai--whose "caracul hat and green chapan became famous"--will put Afghanistan back in order.