Definition of Kilim

1. Noun. A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug. ¹



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Definition of Kilim

1. an oriental tapestry [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilim

kikuyus
kiladar
kiladars
kilchoanite
kild
kildeer
kilderkin
kilderkins
kilerg
kilergs
kiley
kileys
kilij
kilikiti
kilim (current term)
kilims
kill
kill'd
kill-deer
kill-joy
kill-joys
kill file
kill files
kill off
kill oneself
kill screen
kill screens
kill switch
kill the fatted calf

Literary usage of Kilim

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

1. Art Panels from the Hand Looms of the Far Orient by Garabed Thomas Pushman (1911)
"The ends have a narrow selvedge, worked on the same principle as a Kurdish kilim, with a checker-board design in blue, red, and white. ..."

2. Persian Miniatures by Harrison Griswold Dwight (1917)
"They all mention, however, a variety which they call kis kilim. ... Mr. Mumford explains a kis kilim as being a winter covering, thereby leading one to ..."

3. Hand-loom Weaving: A Manual for School and Home by Mattie Phipps Todd (1902)
"The Kiz-kilim rugs have no nap, and are woven with a needle. ... The literal translation of the word Kiz-kilim is bride's rug, it being a custom in that ..."

4. Oriental Rugs in the Home: A Monograph by Nahigian brothers (1913)
"In every kilim lie hidden the most cherished hopes and desires of the ... The last article of her possessions with which she would part is her kilim. ..."

5. A History of the Jews in Modern Times by Max Raisin (1919)
"The Mas- kilim regarded it as part of the educational problem the solution of ... The Mas- kilim, however, failed to fathom the source of this danger and ..."

6. A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ by Emil Schürer (1885)
"... kilim xvi. 7 ; Marquardt, ii. 705 sq. ... (kilim xvi. 7), or the formula for the bill of divorcement (Gittin iii. 2, ix. 5). ..."

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