a hooded mantle or cloak, as that worn by Arabs.
a similar garment worn by women at various periods in Europe and the United States.
- bur·noosed, bur·noused, adjective
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How to use burnoose in a sentence
"You have a good seat and a good horse," said the chief smiling, as he shook the dust from his burnoose.The Arab's Pledge | Edward L. Mitford
He casts many inquisitive glances upon his guide and other Arabs whom they meet to see how they wear the burnoose.
The miserable burnoose he has discarded in the hall, so that, hat in hand, John now appears under his own colors.
Acting under the advice of his guide, John has assumed the burnoose again, for Mustapha carried it on his arm when he appeared.
There he passed the door with his dreamy Syrian face, his red rose, his white burnoose, his straggling followers.The Wind Bloweth | Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne