agal

[ uh-gahl ]
/ əˈgɑl /

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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