haik

haik

[hahyk, heyk]
noun
an oblong cloth used as an outer garment by the Arabs.
Also, haick.


Origin:
1605–15; < Arabic hā'ik, hayk, akin to ḥāk weave

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haik or haick (haɪk, heɪk, haɪk, heɪk)
 
n
an Arab's outer garment of cotton, wool, or silk, for the head and body
 
[C18: from Arabic hā'ik]
 
haick or haick
 
n
 
[C18: from Arabic hā'ik]

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