yashmak

NOUN
  1. the face veil worn by Muslim women
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How To Use yashmak In A Sentence

  • She is keen to lay the yashmak of cool air across her face, keen to enjoy the soothing mantilla of the night breeze. THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE
  • In the Moslem countries, they make their women wear jubbah and yashmak. The Women’s Room
  • At last, after a great many hesitations, Zouhra, who is the bravest of them all, ventured to go out with me, buried in the recesses of a brougham, and protected by a very thick kind of mantilla, which after all was hardly any less impenetrable than a _yashmak_. French and Oriental Love in a Harem
  • The yashmak is tied around the back of the head with string and is sometimes also supported over the nose by a small piece of gold.
  • She is keen to lay the yashmak of cool air across her face, keen to enjoy the soothing mantilla of the night breeze. THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE
  • ‘As soon as they leave, I'm taking off my hat,’ he said, tipping his red baseball cap emblazoned with the corps' emblem, ‘and putting on a yashmak,’ the head scarf sometimes worn by resistance fighters.
  • I'll just adjust my yashmak over my face and make a quick dash for the stairs. SOMETHING IN THE WATER
  • I go to the South of France and I don't wear a yashmak, but I do wear factor 15 suncream.
  • Patricia has taken to wearing a yashmak to increase her allure.
  • There were 79 women, 11 with heads uncovered, the rest split between headscarves and black flowing abayas; 11 Shia turbans, 22 yashmaks, one Kurdish tribal headwrap and a sea of Western suits.
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