yashmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish yaşmak.[1]

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  • Hyphenation: yash‧mak

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yashmak (plural yashmaks)

  1. A veil worn by Muslim women to cover parts of the face when they are in public.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 46:
      Mungo cannot make out her face, which is concealed behind a yashmak – the double horsehair veil worn by Muslim women in public – but he is immediately struck by her feet and hands.

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  1. ^ "yashmak." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Merriam-Webster. 2008.

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