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caftan


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caftan  \Caf"tan\,  n.  [Turk.  qaft[=a]n:  cf  F.  cafetan.] 
  A  garment  worn  throughout  the  Levant,  consisting  of  a  long 
  gown  with  sleeves  reaching  below  the  hands.  It  is  generally 
  fastened  by  a  belt  or  sash. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caftan  \Caf"tan\,  v.  t. 
  To  clothe  with  a  caftan.  [R.] 
 
  The  turbaned  and  caftaned  damsel.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caftan 
  n  1:  a  woman's  dress  style  that  imitates  the  caftan  cloaks  worn 
  by  men  in  the  Near  East  [syn:  {kaftan}] 
  2:  an  ankle-length  (cotton  or  silk)  cloak  with  full  sleeves  and 
  sash;  worn  by  men  in  the  Levant  [syn:  {kaftan}] 




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