chador


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Synonyms for chador

a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women

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Away from the men, Zahra scratched her face when she noticed that Touba was wearing her chador inside out.
However, when Ayatollah Khomeini returned to the country, he decreed, initially, that a black chador must be worn in the workplace.
"We are becoming liberated from the chador by the feet first."
In the final sequence, the nomadic women, veiled in traditional black chadors, have endured passage across the dreadfully desolate countryside in order to make their way to the ocean's edge.
She explained that she liked wearing a chador, but objected to the state making it a requirement.
Chairman Faqeerullah Shah Trust and Sajjada Nasheen Syed Suleman Ahmad Aali Kazmi Mashhadi will inaugurate the Urs celebrations by laying traditional 'chador' on the grave of the saint.
Several other documents relating to other coup plots, including the Oraj (Thunderstorm), Sakal (Beard) and EcarE-af (Chador) plots, were seized during the search.
Clad in a traditional black chador and a colorful scarf, Rahnavard said, "We should prepare the ground for an Iran where women are treated without discrimination."
You will have to wait two weeks until Saturday, September 27, for the next big exhibition, Newsha Tavakolian's SISTERS IN CHANEL AND CHADOR, a surprising look at Iran and the women in the axis of evil.
Summary: A woman swathed in black to her ankles, wearing a headscarf or a full chador, walks down a European or North American street, surrounded by other women in halter tops, miniskirts and short shorts.
Those new rights and hopes are now buried beneath the chador, a garment almost unknown in Iraq pre-invasion but becoming obligatory as the religious zealots take control.
Since dressing in a full chador is not the British custom she wondered if women could still claim to choose it out of modesty.
The black chador - ``worn only by those who want to disguise the fact they're overweight,'' sniffed one diet-conscious fashionable Iranian woman - is not compulsory of course, but concealing the hair is.
Darabi refused to wear the restrictive chador while working with patients and as a result was eventually hounded from her teaching post, her hospital appointment, and her private practice.