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jubbah

[joo b-uh]
noun
  1. a long outer garment with long sleeves, worn in Muslim countries.
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Origin of jubbah

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1540–50
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Examples from the Web for jubbah

Historical Examples of jubbah

  • He puts on his jubbah, refills his cigarette box, and walks out of his room.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • Jubbah, jub′a, n. a long loose outer garment worn by Mohammedans in India, &c.

  • And Khalid cuts his hair, doffs his jubbah, and appears again in the ordinary attire of civilised mortals.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani


British Dictionary definitions for jubbah

jubbah

noun
  1. a long loose outer garment with wide sleeves, worn by Muslim men and women, esp in India
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Word Origin for jubbah

C16: from Arabic
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