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  • Hundreds of black-cloaked women sat and whispered to each other on one side of the hall or in stalls above, while stoic black-shirted men occupying the other spoke with serious faces.

    Mark Kalch: Walking on a Dream -- Alone Across Iran, Part 2

  • ÂHundreds of black-cloaked women sat and whispered to each other on one side of the hall or in stalls above, while stoic black-shirted men occupying the other spoke with serious faces.

    Mark Kalch: Walking on a Dream -- Alone Across Iran, Part 2

  • The Tchudit were tall black-cloaked invaders from the east who pillaged towns, killing every man, woman, child, and beast in sight.

    The Memory Palace

  • He is joined by the men of the Night's Watch, a kind of black-cloaked foreign legion consisting of the continent's losers.

    A Land of Wargs And Yunkishmen

  • A black-cloaked, stiletto-spiked affair, New York Fashion Week wasn't traditionally thought of as family friendly.

    The Littlest Fashionistas

  • “In the audience you had all-chadored [black-cloaked] women, and bad-hijabi girls [with loose headscarves],” the Sage told me, still marveling.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • Even so, black-cloaked and silent, movement may be perceptible by a quiver in the depth of the blackness, or the mere displacement of air.

    A River So Long

  • Among them were a member of the royal family who was jailed when the Communists took over and her husband who is a close advisor to Karzai; Karzai's non-drug dealer brother, Mahmoud; the Minister of Transportation and Urban Affairs (or something like that), the Minister of Agriculture, the Minister of Finance, a few black-cloaked businessmen, and lots of other fascinating figures.

    Sara Nichols: Afghanistan: Eight Days From the Ground -- Part 2 of 8

  • That we actually paid good money to spend our free-time in a somber room full of reticent, black-cloaked introverts was painful to say the least.

    Build Blog » AIA Seattle 2009 Honor Awards

  • We stayed on at the market for a bit, until Santa and his helpers (angels, donkeys, men with large cowbells aroud their necks, and Schmutzli, the black-cloaked man who supposedly scoops up all the naughty children into his sack) paraded down the icy streets.

    First and foremost

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