Origin of turban
OTHER WORDS FROM turbanturbaned, adjectivetur·ban·less, adjectivetur·ban·like, adjectiveun·tur·baned, adjective
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How to use turban in a sentence
I’m reminded of the many coaches I had over the years—Coach Dan, Coach Leo, Coach Dave, Coach McKenna, Coach Stone – who were ready to boycott games when referees said my brothers and I, as young Sikhs, we couldn’t play with our turbans.The Sikh Idea of Seva Is an Antidote to Our Current Malaise|Simran Jeet Singh|July 26, 2022|Time
We all had the same skin color, and many of them wore turbans, too.For global companies, diversity and inclusion can get lost in translation|Simran Jeet Singh|December 13, 2021|Quartz
Turban adds that “adolescents who are being mistreated may internalize the negative things they hear about themselves and start to believe them.”Digital self-harm: What to do when kids cyberbully themselves|Juli Fraga|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
A turban-covered old man sat just inside the entryway, a small bowl for collecting change against the door jam.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teens also taunted the mother, who was wearing a turban, calling her a “Bitch with facial hair.”
For the unfamiliar, Sikhs are required by their faith to wear a turban, known as the Dastaar.
Prior to 9/11, wearing a beard a turban may have been at times challenging.
Half the time, we had to fight the refs to allow him to play in his turban.The NCAA’s First Sikh Basketball Player Memorialized at the Smithsonian|Simran Jeet Singh|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He stooped to pick up the turban and his eye fell on the regimental device of the metal badge.
Chumru laid aside the garment and tickled his wiry hair underneath his turban.
At first I thought it was the turban, but a sharp pain told me that there was a spot there that might be well worth seeing.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The only one who did justice to it was the countess-dowager—in a black gauze dress and white crêpe turban.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Her attendant wore a similar costume of cheaper material, an unornamented turban and black slippers.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various