Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of loosely woven cloth in stripes of bright colors, used for scarves, shawls and similar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Algiers or Algeria.
  • n. A native or one of the people of Algiers or Algeria. Also, a pirate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Algiers or Algeria, or to the inhabitants of Algeria.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Algiers or Algeria, in Africa; particularly, one of the indigenous Berber or Arabic inhabitants of Algiers, as distinguished from the French colonists. See Algerian.
  • n. A pirate: from the fact that the people of Algiers were formerly much addicted to piracy.
  • n. [lowercase] A woolen material woven in stripes of bright colors, and often with gold thread, generally too loose and soft for ordinary wear, and made into scarfs, shawls, and the like.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Algiers or Algeria, in Africa; particularly, one of the indigenous Berber or Arabic inhabitants of Algiers, as distinguished from the French colonists. See Algerian.
  • n. A pirate: from the fact that the people of Algiers were formerly much addicted to piracy.
  • n. [lowercase] A woolen material woven in stripes of bright colors, and often with gold thread, generally too loose and soft for ordinary wear, and made into scarfs, shawls, and the like.

Etymologies

Algiers +‎ -ine (Wiktionary)

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