1. a long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men
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How To Use serape In A Sentence

  • As he stood so, looking at the serapes and a hanging rack of dolina blankets with his hands clasped behind his back like a patron in an art gallery (and blinking back tears all the while), there came a light tap on his shoulder. Wizard and Glass
  • As I was trying to leave, one woman, who said her name was Lupe (she was dressed in a button-festooned serape, and had a cross tattooed between her eyebrows) loped after me and continued to demand that I deal with the question.
  • Many years ago, thread and fabric were hand dyed in the warm colors of the sun, earth, and sky then spun into traditional Spanish-American garments known as serapes.
  • Items such as sarapes (serapes, or shawls) and huaraches, as well as other clothing symbolic of Mexican American culture, were displayed and worn with pride.
  • As dawn came, he politely excused himself, rolled in his serape on the dirty floor and fell immediately asleep. The Zapata interview
  • Another series of writings, published in the "Bonner Jahrbucher des Vereins von Alterthumsfreunden" and in the "Serapeum", deals with particular features of the history and archology of Trier. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • As I snuggled against the warmth, I cradled my brother in a makeshift serape.
  • About a dozen men lounged in their serapes on the dirt floor of the hut, while a rough table, containing several bottles of wine and cognac, stood in the centre. The Zapata interview
  • No cooking this morning, I suppose," remarked Steve, when Murray shook him out of the nice nap he had snatched, wrapped in his "serape," or The Talking Leaves An Indian Story
  • Starting in the 1860s the serrated diamond motif of Mexican-made serapes began to appear on Navajo blankets.
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