Definition of Burnous

1. Noun. A long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors.

Exact synonyms: Burnoose, Burnouse
Generic synonyms: Cloak



Definition of Burnous

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of burnoose) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of burnou) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burnous

1. burnoose [n -ES] - See also: burnoose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burnous

burnish
burnished
burnisher
burnishers
burnishes
burnishing
burnishings
burnisht
burnlike
burnoff
burnoffs
burnoose
burnoosed
burnooses
burnou
burnous (current term)
burnouse
burnouses
burnout
burnouts
burnproof
burns
burns down
burnside
burnsides
burnsite
burnstickle
burnstickles
burnt
burnt-out

Literary usage of Burnous

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1. The Cave Dwellers of Southern Tunisia: Recollections of a Sojourn with the by Daniel Bruun (1898)
"The " haik " is a piece of thinner stuff, which is worn as a drapery, usually under the burnous, but also alone. In the southern mountains of Tunisia I ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"No sooner had she reached it than Mr. Lush was there, and had the burnous in his hand : to annoy this supercilious young lady, he would incur the offense of ..."

3. The Adventures of Gerard: The Lion Killer, Comprising a History of His Ten by Jules Gérard (1856)
"If any of the lookouts sees him, he takes the skirt of his burnous in his right hand and draws it before him, which is a signal to the hunters for, ..."

4. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"A man who forgave this would have much Christian feeling, supposing he had intended to be agreeable to the young lady; but before he seized the burnous Mr. ..."

5. Masterpieces of Murder: An Edmund Pearson True Crime Reader by Edmund Lester Pearson, Gerald Gross (1876)
"At this moment the Arabs shouted, “Be on your guard; the lion will come when the storm is at its height.” Protecting his rifle with the burnous, ..."

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