Definition of Jibbah

1. a type of Muslim outer garment [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Jibbah

jheels
jhil
jhils
jianshuiite
jiao
jiaos
jiaozi
jiaozis
jib
jib boom
jib booms
jibarito
jibaritos
jibaro
jibb
jibbah (current term)
jibbahs
jibbed
jibber
jibber-jabber
jibbered
jibbering
jibberish
jibbers
jibbing
jibbings
jibboom
jibbooms
jibbs
jibe

Literary usage of Jibbah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gleanings from the Desert of Arabia by Roger D. Upton (1881)
"The Arabs are very particular with regard to three points in connection with the head of their horse : the jibbah, or forehead ..."

2. Nippur Or Explorations A. Adventures on the Euphrates: Narrative of the by John Punnett Peters (1897)
"Reached the island of jibbah at 4.40. There was a great flood more than ... We encamped by the miserable khan opposite jibbah and sent to the island for ..."

3. Nippur: Or, Explorations and Adventures on the Euphrates by John Punnett Peters (1897)
"Reached the island of jibbah at 4.40. There was a great flood more than ... We encamped by the miserable khan opposite jibbah and sent to the island for ..."

4. The Egyptian Soudan, Its Loss and Its Recovery by Henry Stamford Lewis Alford, William Dennistoun Sword (1898)
"The Khalifa now clothed his army in a coarse white cotton coat, called a jibbah, and substituted for the unsightly patchwork, large square patches, ..."

5. Road, Track, and Stable: Chapters about Horses and Their Treatment by Henry Childs Merwin (1892)
"The peculiar rounded prominence of the forehead already described, the Arabs call the jibbah; and the jibbah, ..."

6. The Land of Midian (revisited). by Richard Francis Burton (1879)
"... which rounds its Jebel to the south-east, and which feeds the Wady el-jibbah, itself a feeder of the Sharm ..."

7. Ruined Cities Within Numidian and Carthaginian Territories by Nathan Davis (1862)
"And that red jibbah (a kind of shirt) must have been his close, and intimate, companion for the last ten years at least! But Moslem saints have generally an ..."

8. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ...: General index to the by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1879)
"... Hill to the south-east ; and feeds the Wady el-jibbah, itself a feeder of the Sharm jibbah. In my first volume I erroneously wrote ..."

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