“Most Americans believe that anybody wearing a turban is a Muslim or is in the Taliban or is a bin Laden follower,” said Singh.
Her emotional declaration was all the more memorable because Hokmina wore the turban and clothes of a Pashtun man.
The teens also taunted the mother, who was wearing a turban, calling her a “Bitch with facial hair.”
Half the time, we had to fight the refs to allow him to play in his turban.
Prior to 9/11, wearing a beard a turban may have been at times challenging.
I tied myself strongly to it with my turban, in hopes that next morning she would carry me with her out of this desert island.
He's so dignified I wish his turban would blow off or something.
At the same time the turban came unfolded, and stretched itself for many a foot upon the ground.
With that she entered the room, threw back her mantle and took off her turban.
Black also was his turban, and black his large and luminous eye.
1560s, from Middle French turbant, from Italian turbante (Old Italian tolipante), from Turkish tülbent "gauze, muslin, tulle," from Persian dulband "turban." The change of -l- to -r- may have taken place in Portuguese India and thence been picked up in other European languages. A men's headdress in Muslim lands, it was popular in Europe and America c.1776-1800 as a ladies' fashion.