a tasseled cap of cloth or felt, usually red, that is worn by Muslim men either by itself or as the inner part of the turban.
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How to use tarboosh in a sentence
His colorful costume had given way to European clothes, except for a tarboosh.The Egyptian Cat Mystery | Harold Leland Goodwin
tarboosh, Tarbouche, tr-boosh′, n. a red cap with dark tassel worn by Moslem men.
Above the spot where the two had sunk floated the red tarboosh of the Mudir of the Fayoum.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete | Gilbert Parker
The enemy soon appeared, rather grubby, in a tarboosh and a scrubby European overcoat.Through the Land of the Serb | Mary Edith Durham
The man who came in was naked, save for a tarboosh on his head and a loin-cloth about his middle.The Keepers of the King's Peace | Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for tarboosh
a felt or cloth brimless cap resembling the fez, usually red and often with a silk tassel, worn alone or as part of a turban by Muslim men
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