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  • adj. Without a turban.


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turban +‎ -less


  • They were men and women, the sufferers, before they were Mahometans, and when they rise turbanless from the grave, in what except their good or evil actions will they be the better or worse than we?

    The Last Man

  • He was turbanless, shoeless, caked with dirt, and all but dead with rough handling.

    The Man Who Was

  • A policeman -- turbanless and fast asleep -- lies across the road on the way to the Mosque of Wazir Khan.

    Life's Handicap

  • It was Wali Dad, Agnostic and Unbeliever, shoeless, turbanless, and frothing at the mouth, the flesh on his chest bruised and bleeding from the vehemence with which he had smitten himself.

    Soldiers Three

  • I looked at a withered skeleton, turbanless and almost naked, with long matted hair and deep-set codfish-eyes.

    Indian Tales

  • It consisted of only a few open sheds, in one of which, seated on a mud-built divan, cross-legged and turbanless like a row of tumbler mandarins, we saw five of our sailors under the hands of the Luxor barber.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Cutting one's hair is not new among Sikhs, but the number of turbanless, clean-shaven Sikhs has grown astronomically in the last two decades. Top Stories

  • - kavasses were raining blows with their sticks on this crowd of volunteers (or thieves); firemen, bare-armed and turbanless, hurried along, with their fire pumps on their shoulders, shouting shrilly and knocking over people as they went; troops kept coming up from all quarters, horsemen trotted up at full speed, and packs of terrified dogs tore wildly through the streets, howling with pain.

    Memoirs (Vieux Souvenirs) of the Prince de Joinville


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