The Moor wore a caftan richly embroidered on the breast and sleeves; and confined around the waist with a silken vest or girdle.
The Sultan had plainly written to him that he was to wear this caftan.
The Moor wore a caftan richly embroidered on the breast and sleeves, and confined around the waist with a silken sash or girdle.
Out of respect for the latter he had not removed his caftan.
He went to the monastery school as a Jew, in caftan and curls.
With that he withdrew, having hid the money in the folds of his caftan.
He saw him as he went and came, then saw him suddenly turn, lift the end of his caftan and wipe his cheek on it.
Here the old lady chuckled rather cynically, and wrapping her caftan around her, stalked out of the room.
She wore a long Persian caftan that reached to her ankles and defined rather than veiled her shapely figure.
Then the old man pushed up the sleeves of his caftan, like one who prepares to execute a masterstroke.
1590s, "long tunic worn in Turkey, etc.," from Turkish qaftan (also in Arabic), from Persian khaftan. As a similar shirt or dress style in the West, it is attested from c.1955.