Jubbah

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jubbah A long outer garment worn by both sexes of Mohammedans of the better class.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jubbah A long outer garment, usually of cloth, similar to the caftan, but with shorter sleeves and open in front, worn by respectable Mohammedans in Egypt, Arabia, and Hindustan. As the outer garment of Moslem women, it is made less full than that of the men, and commonly of more delicate material. Among the wealthier classes it is often of velvet or silk, and embroidered with silver or gold.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jubbah jub′a a long loose outer garment worn by Mohammedans in India, &c.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. jubba, fr. Ar. jubbah,

Usage

In literature:

Now, where is the jubbah, the black jubbah of coarse wool, which we bought from one of the monks?
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
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