haik

or haick

[ hahyk, heyk ]
/ haɪk, heɪk /
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noun

an oblong cloth used as an outer garment by the Arabs.

Origin of haik

1605–15; < Arabic hā'ik, hayk, akin to ḥāk weave
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haik

haick

/ (haɪk, heɪk) /

noun

an Arab's outer garment of cotton, wool, or silk, for the head and body

Word Origin for haik

C18: from Arabic hā'ik
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