Definition of Keffiyehs

1. Noun. (plural of keffiyeh) ¹



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Definition of Keffiyehs

1. keffiyeh [n] - See also: keffiyeh

Lexicographical Neighbors of Keffiyehs

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

Literary usage of Keffiyehs

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

1. Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana, and Babylonia: Including a Residence by Austen Henry Layard (1887)
"Their ' keffiyehs' were of the brightest colours, red and yellow predominating, with lon<j plaited fringes. They had altogether a very singular appearance ..."

2. A License to Kill: Israeli Operations Against "Wanted" and Masked Palestinians by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1993)
"... "people wearing Bedouin clothes and keffiyehs jumped out of the car and yelled 'Halt, army! ..."

3. Under the Syrian Sun: The Lebanon, Baalbek, Galilee, and Judæa by A Cunnick Inchbold (1907)
"... capacious jackets of crimson, decorated with a deep gold border, and embroidery extending up the back. Their heads were covered with black keffiyehs and ..."

4. By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa (Jebb) Wilkins (1909)
"We were in the covered part of the bazaars; the usual bright-coloured keffiyehs hung outside: gaudy cotton coats of Eastern make lay on the top of bales of ..."

5. Two Years in Palestine & Syria by Margaret Thomas (1900)
"They were picturesque- looking fellows in keffiyehs and as much scratch uniform divided among them as the authorities ..."

6. The Independent Review (1904)
"We must not disguise it too much by wearing native sheep-skins and silk keffiyehs, a favourite practice of ours in the very cold weather. ..."

7. Days in Galilee and Scenes in Judaea: Together with Some Account of a by Alexander Alfred Boddy (1900)
""Good-bye, sir," said some Nazarene schoolboys with keffiyehs on their heads. It was one of the few English expressions these young Nazarenes knew. ..."

8. Images of the Holy Land by Hanan Isachar, Hedva Isachar Canetti (2004)
"... pseudo-biblical scenes with the help of local residents dressed in traditional clothes: striped robes, Turkish turbans or white Bedouin keffiyehs. ..."

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