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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of muffler worn by women in the time of Charles I.


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  • The common women were assembled by many hundreds: the yakmac, a muslin chin-cloth which they wear, makes almost every face look the same; but the eyes and noses of these beauties are generally visible, and, for the most part, both these features are good.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo


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