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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloak with a hood worn by men in Morocco. Also jelib.


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  • He set a great pipkin of water to heat, brought out a clean robe of white wool, a jelab like his own, and made some tea.

    Rest Harrow A Comedy of Resolution

  • He turned to his poem, folded his jelab about his middle, and went out over the downs.

    Rest Harrow A Comedy of Resolution

  • He stuffed the pages into the breast of his jelab, and sat brooding over the paling fire for a while; then, by an abrupt transition, he said -- "A fatal inclination for instructing the young was, perhaps, my undoing.

    Rest Harrow A Comedy of Resolution


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