Definition of Caftans

1. Noun. (plural of caftan) ¹



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Definition of Caftans

1. caftan [n] - See also: caftan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caftans

caffetannic acid
caffey disease
caffiene intoxication
caffila
caffilas
caffled
caffre
caffres
caffs
caffè americano
caffè latte
cafila
cafilas
caftan
caftaned
caftans (current term)
caftaric acid
café-chantant
café au lait
café noisette
cag
cage
cage bird
cage birds
cage compound
cage compounds
cage dances
cage diving

Literary usage of Caftans

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1. Alfred in India; or, Scenes in Hindoostan by Alfred (1848)
"... to keep them from the cold morning air: the better- dressed had muslin turbans on their heads, and thickly-wadded jackets, or long cloth caftans, ..."

2. The Emir of Bokhara and His Country: Journeys and Studies in Bokhara (with a by Ole Olufsen (1911)
"If content with one's servant one gives him a caftan, and on visiting a well-to-do Bokhara man, one is an unwelcome guest, if one or several caftans are not ..."

3. An Universal History: From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time by George Sale, George Psalmanazar, Archibald Bower, George Shelvocke, John Campbell, John Swinton (1760)
"Three in caftans, who walked. 106. Three others in the habit of ceremony. 107. The Sardar and' hii lieutenant. to8. Saddled camels. 109. ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"Three in caftans, who walked. 107. The fardar, and his lieutenant. 108. Saddle-camels. 109. Men on loaded camels. 11 o. ..."

5. The Russian School of Painting by Alexandre Benois (1916)
"These home-bred surroundings did not rhyme with the caftans and wigs of the nobility. ... Of course, just as all these caftans, rapiers, ..."

6. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"and the black heaps of caftans, which the ... and variously swinging their scythes, some of them wearing their caftans, and others in nothing but their ..."

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