Definitions

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  • adjective Wearing a scarf

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Examples

  • And across the forecourt in front of the stage arrive a group of head-scarved Muslim women on bikes, with their instructor teaching them how to cycle safely in Brussels.

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  • Young women in tight jeans and blouses, their heavy black tresses falling freely over their shoulders, lead their Islamically scarved mothers past pale tourists in sandals and shorts, crossing paths with youths in skimpy bathing suits and dark shades.

    Sunstroked

  • Three strides we'd taken when something whizzed like a huge hornet overhead, there was a blood-chilling shriek from behind, and as I turned my head, there they were, surging over the lip of the bank a hundred yards to my left-a dozen of those dreaded figures with their scarved heads and flying hair, bows and lances flourished, whooping like fiends as they bore after me.

    Isabelle

  • Young women in tight jeans and blouses, their heavy black tresses falling freely over their shoulders, lead their Islamically scarved mothers past pale tourists in sandals and shorts, crossing paths with youths in skimpy bathing suits and dark shades.

    Sunstroked

  • As an un-scarved tourist I received plenty of looks but no outward disapproval, from men or women.

    Marlene H. Phillips: Egyptian Women: Image vs. Reality

  • We could all use a lesson, and maybe they will convince some of their scarved sisters to do the same.

    In Gordath Wood: Writer Patrice Sarath » Headscarf — symbol of oppression or symbol of faith?

  • During the recent tumultuous visit of a head-scarved Hillary Clinton, a new catch phrase emerged: there is a "trust deficit" between the two countries.

    Dr. Charles G. Cogan: Can the Center Hold?

  • The idea of a scarved mistress of the presidential residence, guarded by soldiers trained to uphold secularism, delights some Turks and enrages others.

    The Economist: Muslims and the Veil

  • The first time I saw this was on a billboard in Giza; the unscarved model on the giant sign stood in such sharp contrast to the scarved women walking below her that it seemed shockingly out of place.

    Marlene H. Phillips: Egyptian Women: Image vs. Reality

  • In advertisements and on television, scarved women are rarely to be found.

    Marlene H. Phillips: Egyptian Women: Image vs. Reality

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