See also: Attila
attila (plural attilas)
- A short, fringed cape worn as part of the Hungarian traditional costume.
- 1888, Jules Claretie, Prince Zilah:
- In the Magyar costume, his heart beating more proudly under the national attila, he passed before the eyes of the peasants who had known him when a child, and had fought under his orders; and he spoke to them by name, recognizing many of his old companions in these poor people with cheeks tanned by the sun, and heads whitened by age.
- 1898, Maurus Jokai, Debts of Honor:
- As I gazed at myself in the looking-glass, I found that I should be a handsome boy when I had put on my silver-buttoned attila.
- Any of the tropical flycatchers of the genus Attila.
- 1988 February 26, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”, in Chicago Reader:
- In the scrubby woods that cover most of the Yucatan, suboscines such as the masked tityra, the bright-rumped attila, and the boat-billed flycatcher are all common.
short, fringed cape worn as part of the Hungarian traditional costume
any of the tropical flycatchers of the genus Attila