"You forget that I do not know the name of the lady in the yashmak," objected Alexander.
He kissed his mother and then caressed the hair under the cap of the yashmak.
The lady of the yashmak, he informed me, was a member of the household of a wealthy Moslem in the neighborhood of Damascus.
She lowered her yashmak and looked at him with burning eyes.
yashmak, yash′mak, n. the double veil worn by Moslem women in public, the eyes only being uncovered.
Here you, my dear, Emruld, put your yashmak up a bit higher.
On her head she wore a white turban; from her forehead a veil, or yashmak, of purple wool fell down to her shoulders.
Which scarce her yashmak serves to hide, see Turkey gliding past.
Beside her a tall slender figure, in black tcharchaf and yashmak, made its appearance.
Despite the gloom of the place and the yashmak which she wore, it was manifest that she was good to look upon.