Definition of Khilims

1. khilim [n] - See also: khilim

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khilims

khenes
khenna
khepesh
khesari
khet
kheth
kheths
khets
khi
khibinskite
khilafat
khilafats
khilat
khilats
khilim
khilims (current term)
khimar
khimars
khinite
khirkah
khirkahs
khis
khitmatgar
khitmatgars
khitmutgar
khitmutgars
khmaralite
khnate
kho kho
khodja

Literary usage of Khilims

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oriental Rugs by John Kimberly Mumford (1902)
"XIII KH ILI MS THE hard, smooth coverings known as khilims (double-faced) re exported in large quantities from different parts of the East, nd are of such ..."

2. Indoors and Out: The Homebuilders' Magazine (1905)
"Although fine khilims are exceedingly light in weight, and coarse ones much ... Merv khilims (Turkestan). It is to be noted that each of the great rug ..."

3. Rugs, Oriental and Occidental, Antique and Modern: A Handbook for Ready by Rosa Belle Holt (1901)
"They are also woven by the nomads of Anatolia and Merv, and Turkey in Europe now produces many khilims, especially in the vicinity of Servia. ..."

4. Catalogue Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst Loan Collection by Phoebe Apperson Hearst, Arthur Upham Pope, San Francisco Art Association (1917)
"For practically all the Caucasus khilims come from the Shirvan district; ... Because the khilims are rapidly woven, are generally of modest pretensions, ..."

5. Catalogue Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst Loan Collection by Phoebe Apperson Hearst (1917)
"For practically all the Caucasus khilims come from the Shirvan district; ... Because the khilims are rapidly woven, are generally of modest pretensions, ..."

6. How to Know Oriental Rugs, a Handbook by Mary Beach Langton (1904)
"... the Kurdish districts khilims are made for use as rugs and tent-hangings, and by the horsemen as mantles to throw about them in their journeyings by day ..."

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