Definition of Kabaya
1. Noun. (alternative spelling of kebaya) ¹
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Definition of Kabaya
1. a cotton jacket [n -S]
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Literary usage of Kabaya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Java, Facts and Fancies by Augusta de Wit (1906)
"A kabaya, and—may Mrs. Grundy graciously forgive me for saying it! for how ... A kabaya and trousers of thin sarong-stuff gaily sprinkled with blue and ..."
2. Perak and the Malays: "sārong" and "krīs." by John Frederick Adolphus McNair (1878)
"Over all this is worn a long loose dressing-gown style of garment, called the kabaya. This robe falls to the middle of the leg, and is fastened down the ..."
3. Commercialization of Agriculture Under Population Pressure: Effects on by Joachim Von Braun, Hartwig de Haen, Juergen Blanken (1991)
"Another hospital is located in the neighboring kabaya commune. ... kabaya is another important marketplace situated at the border of ..."
4. The Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1908)
"The universal style of dress consists of the sarong and kabaya. ... The kabaya is a sort of dressing jacket often embroidered. Under it is worn the sarong, ..."
5. Java, the Pearl of the East by Mrs Sarah Jane (Hatfield) Higginson, Sarah Jane Higginson (1890)
"It is the duty of the women of the household to weave the cloth for the dresses of the family, which consist of the sarong and kabaya for the women, ..."
6. Facts and Fancies about Java by Augusta de Wit (1900)
"And, if this must be confessed of the ladies' costume, what must be said of the garb some men have the courage to appear in? A kabaya, and — may Mrs. ..."
7. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"[There is some mistake here, sarong and kabaya lire quite different.] 1878.—"Over all this is worn (by Malay women) a long loose dressing-gown style of ..."