Definition of Keffiyeh

1. Noun. A cloth worn on the head and about the neck by some Arab males, indoors and out. ¹



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Definition of Keffiyeh

1. kaffiyeh [n -S] - See also: kaffiyeh

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keffiyeh

keets
keeve
keeved
keeves
keeving
kef
kefalograviera
kefalotiri
kefalotyri
keffe-kil
keffekil
keffel
keffels
keffiyah
keffiyahs
keffiyeh (current term)
keffiyehs
kefir
kefiran
kefirs
kefs
keftedes
kefuffle
kefuffled
kefuffles
keg
keg parties
keg party
keg stand
kegeler

Literary usage of Keffiyeh

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1. A Thousand Miles Up the Nile by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1891)
"Almost before the mooring-rope was made fast, our Painter, arrayed in a gorgeous keffiyeh ' and armed with the indispensable visiting-cane, ..."

2. Under the Syrian Sun: The Lebanon, Baalbek, Galilee, and Jud├Ža by A Cunnick Inchbold (1907)
"The newcomer was a wild-looking Bedawi with small pointed beard and black moustache, his dark face showing of a tropical bronze in contrast with a keffiyeh ..."

3. Tent and Testament: A Camping Tour in Palestine by Herbert Rix (1907)
"Our dragoman Hanna, who had now discarded the keffiyeh and agal, ... He was dressed in a black aba and white keffiyeh, and was superbly mounted. ..."

4. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1851)
"But give your girdle a pull, tighten your saddle-girths, put a thicker keffiyeh around your hat, and mount. K. is on her prancing pony, Mrs. T. is on the ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1875)
"... for to move about bareheaded in the Syrian sunlight is impossible, but a white keffiyeh, such as is worn to this day, covers His hair, fastened by an ..."

6. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"... use kerrie *. keffiyeh*, Bedouin Arab head-dress, not the many variations. Keighley, Yorks; pron. keeth'le. Keightley (Thomas), 1789-1872, writer. ..."

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