from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cloth headdress fastened by a band around the crown and usually worn by Arab men.
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- n. Alternative spelling of keffiyeh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Syria, a small shawl or scarf worn about the head, and bound with a colored cord.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal
Arabic kaffīya, colloquial variant of kūfīya, perhaps from Late Latin cofea, helmet; see coif.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)