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agal

[ uh-gahl ]
/ əˈgɑl /
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noun
(among Arabs) a cord wound around a kaffiyeh to hold it in place.
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Origin of agal

1850–55; <dialectal Arabic ʿagāl, variant of ʿiqāl cord, rope
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