Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as serape.
“Turning them over I saw that the zarape was pierced with holes-bullet holes.”
“From a nail in one corner of the room hung a red and white zarape, a bridle, one of those graceless bits which would wrench the mouth of the wildest horse to agony, and a sombrero.”
“There are eight bullet-holes in that zarape "-- he pointed to the wall --" there are eight holes in the wall for the Little Red Peg.”
“The patient kneels on the spread (B) prepared for her; this consists of a sheep-skin (S) covered with a cotton blanket (C) and a zarape (Z).”
“After carrying out the colonel's orders, the lieutenant looked for his sword and his zarape, left by him on the ground where he had lain.”
“Many have dressed themselves in female attire; some are all in white duck, like police; some have mantles on; others wear shawls exactly as a Mexican wears his zarape; numbers of young artisans appear almost as lightly clad as in working-hours, barelegged to the hips, and barearmed to the shoulders.”
“In a Gana Gol spot, Donovan sneaks across the border into Mexico, clad in a zarape, a sombrero, and a giant mustache.”
“And while fowl is cooked in Mexico, one doesn't often see it on an American-Mexican menu, but the light, shredded duck zarape ($9) in a habanero cream sauce does it justice.”
“Gathering up his sombrero and zarape, and receiving a small package, which looked like a bundle of letters, from the padre, he strode out to his horse, already waiting for him in front of the building, the padre close behind him. ”
“His zarape hangs there on the wall, his sombrero, his sword, and his stirrups. ”
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