dolman

dolman

[dohl-muhn, dol-]
noun, plural dolmans.
1.
a woman's mantle with capelike arm pieces instead of sleeves.
2.
a long outer robe worn by Turks.

Origin:
1575–85; syncopated variant of doliman, dolyman < Turkish dolaman (obsolete), derivative of dolamak to wind round

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dolman (ˈdɒlmən)
 
n , pl -mans
1.  a long Turkish outer robe
2.  Also called: dolman jacket a hussar's jacket worn slung over the shoulder
3.  a woman's cloak with voluminous capelike sleeves
 
[C16: via French from German Dolman, from Turkish dolaman a winding round, from dolamak to wind]

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