It was in fact the haik or bag-cloak of the East, and it made a wonderfully effective Arab costume.
The other had the hood of his haik pulled far over his face.
The books in these cases,” said he, “contain the master-pieces of haik learning.
When she heard the first handfuls of sand fall on the haik, she gave a sharp cry.
She sat silent, her haik wrapped completely about her dark little figure.
For Ibrahim that night was unwell, and was sleeping smothered in his haik.
The stranger said clearly, "And drop the veil, discard the haik for the new clothing, and attend the schools?"
It was his cousin who sat opposite him, smiling evilly from the shadow of the haik.
From these names is derived haik, the son of Thorgom, the progenitor of the race.
haik, haik, n. an oblong piece of cloth which Arabs wrap round the head and body.