Definition of Kalpak
1. calpac [n -S] - See also: calpac
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Literary usage of Kalpak
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Shores of Lake Aral by Herbert Wood (1876)
"... Kara- kalpak traits—Russian policy with Turkestan races—The leper- woman—Kirghiz on lower Amu—Ethnic affinities of Russia with Asia. ..."
2. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1884)
"... Pumping Wells—Cost of Sinking a Well—Price of Land at the Oil Fields—The kalpak, or Well-stopper—Storing the Oil—The History of the Oil Fountains during ..."
3. Three Years in Constantinople: Or, Domestic Manners of the Turks in 1844 by Charles White (1846)
"A good kalpak costs from 150 to 200 piastres. The elderly schismatics and a portion of their families rigidly adhere to these caps, but fez are gradually ..."
4. Kosšovo: Heroic Songs of the Serbs by Helen Rootham (1920)
"Near the end was floating this white kalpak. ... waters then I waded And I caught and held this white silk kalpak, For at home I have a younger brother And ..."
5. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1824)
"The son of the Prince likewise wears a kalpak, but with this difference, that his banderoll is white instead of red. The ordinary circumference of these ..."