kaffiyeh

NOUN
  1. an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal
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How To Use kaffiyeh In A Sentence

  • As the merchant and I bargained about whether the kaffiyeh should be a dollar or two, I asked the older gentleman selling me the scarves why he would want to sell them at inflated prices to me. Parvez Sharma: America's Imam and His Problematic Mosque: A Muslim Viewpoint
  • Man on Camel, Giza, Egypt, 1966Sporting a kaffiyeh and robes, National Geographic photographer Dean Conger poses atop a camel near the pyramids of Giza, Egypt.
  • The agal is a length of cord which is used to bind the kaffiyeh to the head, usually several loops secure it.
  • In Jordan, Queen Rania wore a kaffiyeh and headed an official march.
  • The hatemongering Malkin thinks that scarf looks like a kaffiyeh, which is worn in the Middle East. Archive 2008-05-01
  • He was all dressed up, wearing a suit and a kaffiyeh, he looked really respectable.
  • The black beard and the folds of his kaffiyeh concealed all his features except for a prominent hawklike nose. LORD OF THE SILENT
  • At the head of the tomb is a photograph of Arafat with a kaffiyeh draped over it.
  • The person manning the base gate thinks that anyone wearing a kaffiyeh is a terrorist," he insisted. Palestine Blogs aggregator
  • I see an old man in a red kaffiyeh lying against the back wall.
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