from The Century Dictionary.
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- noun Plural form of
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She it was who had saffron-coloured paijamas, white ruddy soft feet in gold-embroidered slippers with curved toes, a close-fitting bodice wrought with gold, a red cap, from which a golden frill fell on her snowy brow and cheeks.
I could catch a glimpse of a part of the room spread with a Persian carpet -- some one was sitting inside on a bed -- I could not see her, but only caught a glimpse of two exquisite feet in gold-embroidered slippers, hanging out from loose saffron-coloured paijamas and placed idly on the orange-coloured velvet carpet.
With a red velvet cap on my head, loose paijamas, an embroidered vest, a long flowing silk gown, and coloured handkerchiefs scented with attar, I would complete my elaborate toilet, sit on a high-cushioned chair, and replace my cigarette with a many-coiled narghileh filled with rose-water, as if in eager expectation of a strange meeting with the beloved one.
For visits of ceremony a pair of _paijamas_ are kept, but otherwise the _dhoti_ or loin-cloth is commonly worn.
To divest yourself of all this and get into paijamas and so to bed: ten minutes.
Paddington Station from New Square, Lincoln's Inn. The brown canvas case fitted to the frame of his male bicycle contained a change of clothes, a suit of paijamas, a safety razor, tooth-brush, hair-brush and comb.
The water was rather deep, so the old farmer took of his shoes and paijamas and crossed over; but the young man waded through it with his shoes and paijamas on.
"Then, just now, when we were crossing the stream, he waded through it without taking off his shoes and paijamas."
Meanwhile the dog kept on running to the door, and pulling at his master's shirt and paijamas, as though wishing him to go outside.