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  • n. Plural form of burnoose.


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  • At the head walked warriors in white burnooses—Eir Stegalkin, Logan Thackeray, and Caithe of the Firstborn.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Khaki clad, bloused boots, burnooses obscuring their features, bearded men with necks wrapped in shemaghs in the green-black pattern so beloved by many.

    Dead Zero

  • This was the other side of Pete's persona, that of the reflective, spiritual musician whose hair was now down below his shoulders and who had taken to wearing flowing caftans and burnooses onstage.


  • Nor was that the end of his fascination with clothing from the four corners of the Earth: Other ensembles echoed Middle Eastern dancing girls, Ukrainian peasants, Bedouins in striped burnooses, and Isadora Duncanesque Greek youths.

    The King Is Dead

  • They were all Arabs, rich ones from the look of their silk burnooses and jeweled rings.

    I Was Sold on the Slave Block « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • Linda Cho's costumes, while colorful, looked like winged burnooses and the individual birds, all named in the cast of characters, were not clearly differentiated.

    A Perplexing 'Walküre'

  • They fared on along the sea-shore a whole month, till they came in sight of a high mountain overlooking the sea and full of caves, wherein dwelt a tribe of blacks, clad in hides, with burnooses also of hide and speaking an unknown tongue.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For some reason, the video feed includes long speeches in Arabic from people wearing burnooses and endless footage of traditional Saudi dancing.

    The Squash Revolution Will Not Be Televised : Alex Beam

  •           About this time eight women wearing the typical Moslem tents (burnooses?), came down with their arms filled with paper, pens, and bottles of ink.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  • Many wore the billowing tunics and outlandish hats of Sembite merchants, but there were also dwarves in striped burnooses, elves outfitted in their customary leather and green, even a pair of bare-chested orcs dressed in silken knickers and garish stockings.

    The Veiled Dragon


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