Definition of Haicks
1. haick [n] - See also: haick
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Literary usage of Haicks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The French in Algiers by Clemens Lamping, François Antoine Alby (1845)
"From afar I saw Ben Faka give them the haicks, of which they had long stood in need, as they had nothing to wear but their ragged shirts. ..."
2. Algeria: The Topography and History, Political, Social and Natural of French by John Reynell Morell (1854)
"... know how to extract the ore of iron and lead ; manufacture gunpowder, steel weapons, and firelocks ; they also make a great part of the haicks, ..."
3. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"... over their abas, and wrapping the left shoulder and the body so as to leave the right arm free, brown woollen haicks, or blankets. ..."
4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"... and scores of their followers—of the robbing Arabs, who profess to protect them, (magnificent figures some of them, with flowing haicks and turbans, ..."
5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"said Richard, looking around on wild forms with their persons covered with haicks, their countenances swart with the sunbeams, their teeth as white as ivory ..."