from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of wide loose drawers or trousers worn by women in Mohammedan countries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wide, loose trousers or drawers worn by the women of Moslem nations.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Yelek ---- A long vest or smock, worn over the shirt and shintiyan.