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  • n. Plural form of dolman.

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Examples

  • We perceive vast fluctuations in that fog, a dizzy mirage, paraphernalia of war almost unknown today, pendant colbacks, floating sabre-taches, cross-belts, cartridge-boxes for grenades, hussar dolmans, red boots with

    Les Miserables

  • Knowing how easily uniforms wore out on campaign, I think that it is reasonable to assume that some of the dolmans, from the pre-1804 period, would have been wearing out and needing replacement by the time of the Jena-Auerstadt campaign in 1806.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • At nine the evening guests began to arrive, and now the throng was of a different complexion — girls in mauve and cream-white and salmon-pink and silver-gray, laying aside lace shawls and loose dolmans, and the men in smooth black helping them.

    The Financier

  • Thus I stared at balmacaans and surtouts, dolmans and jerkins of paduasoy, matelasse, and a hundred other costly fabrics without ever going into the places that displayed them, or even stopping to examine them.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • Aunt Susan was a woman with fine eyes and teeth, as well as a charming manner, but her style of dressing dated back to the eighties -- full skirts, flat hats with strings, beaded plush dolmans, etc.

    Ethel Hollister's Second Summer as a Campfire Girl

  • At nine the evening guests began to arrive, and now the throng was of a different complexion -- girls in mauve and cream-white and salmon-pink and silver-gray, laying aside lace shawls and loose dolmans, and the men in smooth black helping them.

    The Financier, a novel

  • But finally he was coaxed upstairs by Margaret and a box of candy, and, word havin 'been sent down that he was asleep, Sam got out his plug hat, and Grace and Cousin Harriet got on their fur-lined dolmans and knit clouds, and was ready for the hack.

    The Depot Master

  • My eyes fell upon the grey and silver dolmans, with the leopard-skin shabraques, and at that instant the years fell away from me and I saw my own beautiful men and horses, even as they had swept behind their young colonel, in the pride of our youth and our strength, just forty years ago.

    Adventures Of Gerard

  • Uhlans, almost exactly like ours; the Hussars, in white dolmans with golden cords; the line Cossacks, with fur caps and red caftans; the

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 10 Prince Otto Von Bismarck, Count Helmuth Von Moltke, Ferdinand Lassalle

  • He had, on his arrival, been provided with an ample wardrobe of clothes of all kinds, and to these were now added dolmans, cloaks, rugs, and most costly furs.

    A Jacobite Exile Being the Adventures of a Young Englishman in the Service of Charles the Twelfth of Sweden

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