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dolman

[dohl-muh n, dol-] /ˈdoʊl mən, ˈdɒl-/
noun, plural dolmans.
1.
a woman's mantle with capelike arm pieces instead of sleeves.
2.
a long outer robe worn by Turks.
Origin of dolman
1575-1585
1575-85; syncopated variant of doliman, dolyman < Turkish dolaman (obsolete), derivative of dolamak to wind round
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dolman

/ˈdɒlmən/
noun (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
Word Origin
C16: via French from German Dolman, from Turkish dolaman a winding round, from dolamak to wind
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