Definition of Burnoose

1. Noun. A long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors.

Exact synonyms: Burnous, Burnouse
Generic synonyms: Cloak



Definition of Burnoose

1. n. A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one piece, worn by Arabs.

Definition of Burnoose

1. Noun. A thick hooded cloak worn throughout the Arab world and North Africa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burnoose

1. a hooded cloak [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burnoose

burning mouth syndrome
burning vulva syndrome
burningly
burnings
burnish
burnished
burnisher
burnishers
burnishes
burnishing
burnishings
burnisht
burnlike
burnoff
burnoffs
burnoose (current term)
burnoosed
burnooses
burnou
burnous
burnouse
burnouses
burnout
burnouts
burnproof
burns
burns down
burnside
burnsides
burnsite

Literary usage of Burnoose

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1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"... burnoose, or Burnos. A kind of cloak or overcoat, used by the Arabs, and which constitutes a part of the military ..."

2. A General Introduction to the Sacred Scriptures: In a Series of by Joseph Dixon (1853)
"As the Jews sometimes wore more than one upper garment, they may, in that case, have resembled the Kabyles and Arabs in hyke and burnoose. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... costume—a little silk vest and wide breeches. Poor people have only a jebba and cotton drawers. The peasants have nothing but the burnoose, which forms ..."

4. Catalogue of Paintings by Bryson Burroughs (1917)
"Horsemen are going Gallery through a rocky region toward a walled city which 18- appears at the left; the Arab in the foreground wears a white burnoose ..."

5. Antiquities of the Jews by William Brown, David Jennings (1823)
"The word is applied to Elijah's hairy garment,0 which seems to have been a burnoose either lined with fur or formed of skin. And in Micah ii. ..."

6. The people's dictionary of the Bible [by J.R. Beard]. by John Relly Beard (1861)
"The burnoose, which answers to onr cloak, is often for warmth worn over these ... If we except the cape of the burnoose, which is used only occasionally, ..."

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