Khalwas sentence example

khalwas
  • Their meeting-houses, khalwas, are plain, unornamented edifices.
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  • The women assemble in the khalwas at the same time as the men, a part of the space being fenced off for them by a semi-transparent black veil.
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  • Even while the Akils are assembled, strangers are readily enough admitted to the khalwas; but as long as these are present the ordinary ceremonies are neglected, and the Koran takes the place of the Druse Scriptures.
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