Definition of Posteen

1. an Afghan outer garment [n -S]



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Literary usage of Posteen

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1. A Volunteer's Scramble Through Scinde, the Punjab, Hindostan, and the by Hugo James (1854)
"The posteen is a very comfortable kind of overcoat, a most valuable addition for those employed on any night duty; it reaches down to the knee, ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"The cut was made through л sheepskin posteen, under which tho colour was concealed, lying over my right shoulder, that thick Petersham ..."

3. A Personal Narrative of a Visit to Ghuzni, Kabul, and Afghanistan, and of a by Godfrey Thomas Vigne (1840)
"The posteen, a leathern jacket maker, or currier, paid half a shahi—about three farthings— in the rupee, according to the value of the posteen ; so that the ..."

4. Narrative of a Journey from Heraut to Khiva, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh by James Abbott (1884)
"The sky was remarkably pure and brilliant; the air piercingly cold. I drew closer my posteen, or cloak of fur. I thought of the fanciful story which ..."

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