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or tob, thaub

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  1. the principal outer garment in some parts of north and central Africa, consisting of a length of cloth that is sewn into a long loose skirt or is draped around the body and fastened over one shoulder.
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Origin of tobe

1825–35; < dialectal Arabic tōb, variant of Arabic thawb garment


  1. future; soon to be the thing specified (usually used in combination): bride-to-be.
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Origin of to-be

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Related Words for tobe

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