In India it is known as Nurma or Deo cotton, and is usually stated to be employed for making thread for the turbans of the priests.
- Hindus wear sometimes turbans and sometimes caps.
the turbans which, in 1301, Mahommed b.
from the ground, a row of alcoves, similar to that in which I was sitting, and filled with mullas in white turbans and dresses.
1 Green turbans are now rarely seen; the color is generally dark blue, or black.
"I cast off the oath of allegiance to Yazid, as I cast off my turban," exclaimed the first, and all others followed, casting off one of their garments, till a heap of turbans and sandals lay on the floor.
The Christian Abyssinians usually go barehead and barefoot, in contrast to the Mahommedans, who wear turbans and leather sandals.
It is now no longer possible to distinguish these families by their turbans as was formerly the case.
The terms amamah and dastar are used chiefly with reference to the turbans of priests and ulema, that is learned and religious persons.
The Sikh nobility and gentry wear two turbans, either both of pagri form or one of pagri and one of amamah form.
But now the larger part of the cotton goods used in India is manufactured in mills in that country or in England, and the handloom weavers' output is confined to the coarsest kinds of cloth, or to certain special kinds of goods, such as the turbans and " saris " of Bombay, or the muslins of Arni, Cuddapah, and Madura in Madras, and of Dacca in Bengal.
It seems to me, as if I saw already the blood between your turbans and your shoulders.
The women wear dark colored turbans embroidered jackets and skirts made from a large oblong of woven cloth.
The northern cities, where the men wear Kurdish turbans and baggy pants, were as bustling as I had ever seen them.
Modern Tuareg have dark blue turbans to match their topcoats.
The Bella have adopted the turbans, robes, swords, camels, and language (Tamacheq) of their old masters ' culture.
The men also wore amazing turbans, nothing like the Sikh turbans we see in the west.
There were older men in black or blue turbans rushing around talking into mobile telephones.
Swim turbans and caps may sound old-fashioned and a little too retro for you, but these useful accessories can protect your hair and help you look stylish while swimming and sunbathing.
While turbans may not be as popular as swim caps, because they don't have a real function such as protecting hair from chemicals, you can still look fantastic poolside wearing one of these accessories.
You'll often find turbans made of terry cloth or polyester, which makes for easy washing and drying.
Swim caps are often sold wherever bathing suits are found, but you may have to hunt a little for swim turbans.
In some cases, turbans are sold with spa clothing and accessories.
Luxury Divas carries swim caps and turbans that recall Hollywood movie stars.
Turbans are available in terry cloth, with gathering up the center.
Chic Hair Options provides many head covering options for women suffering hair loss, but you don't have to be a cancer patient to appreciate the stylish swim turbans at the site.
Headcovers Unlimited offers so many caps and turbans, you may have trouble choosing just one.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.