Definition of Kamees
1. Noun. A loose shirt worn in some South Asian and Islamic countries. ¹
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Definition of Kamees
1. camise [n -ES] - See also: camise
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Literary usage of Kamees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"The kamees, numbering over 10000 (including the allied Mros), form the largest division; they have been forced from their highland homes down to the river ..."
2. The Asian Mystery Illustrated in the History, Religion, and Present State of by Samuel Lyde (1860)
"... and the walking in low envelopes (kamees)." f And if " he shall doubt of the truth of his religion, he will be turned into horrid forms, and be caused ..."
3. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... and the Arab kamees, whom Livingstone found here with a slaving party, and who showed the traveller much kindness. On Aug. 30, difficulties having been ..."
4. An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane (1871)
"4 "kamees." 5 The Prophet forbade men to wear silk clothing, but allowed women to do so. The prohibition is, however, attended to by very few modern Muslims ..."
5. The Publications of the Champlain Society by Champlain Society (1908)
"1 This phrase, "between the two," means, I believe, between the Bird Islands and the kamees or Magdalen group, though it reads as if it meant between the ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1891)
"With them metempsychosis partakes strongly of the ridiculous: bad men put on ' low envelopes,' or kamees, in the next world; Mussulmans become jackals, ..."
7. Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia: Together with a Description of by Henry Aaron Stern (1862)
"... exempted them from the excruciating torments of an aristocratic kamees. We had not to wait long before we were requested to enter the grand hall. ..."