from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as serape.


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  • Turning them over I saw that the zarape was pierced with holes-bullet holes.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Volume 04

  • From a nail in one corner of the room hung a red and white zarape, a bridle, one of those graceless bits which would wrench the mouth of the wildest horse to agony, and a sombrero.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Volume 04

  • There are eight bullet-holes in that zarape "-- he pointed to the wall --" there are eight holes in the wall for the Little Red Peg.

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Volume 04

  • The patient kneels on the spread (B) prepared for her; this consists of a sheep-skin (S) covered with a cotton blanket (C) and a zarape (Z).

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • After carrying out the colonel's orders, the lieutenant looked for his sword and his zarape, left by him on the ground where he had lain.

    Maximilian in Mexico

  • Many have dressed themselves in female attire; some are all in white duck, like police; some have mantles on; others wear shawls exactly as a Mexican wears his zarape; numbers of young artisans appear almost as lightly clad as in working-hours, barelegged to the hips, and barearmed to the shoulders.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan First Series

  • In a Gana Gol spot, Donovan sneaks across the border into Mexico, clad in a zarape, a sombrero, and a giant mustache. --

  • And while fowl is cooked in Mexico, one doesn't often see it on an American-Mexican menu, but the light, shredded duck zarape ($9) in a habanero cream sauce does it justice.

    New York Press

  • Gathering up his sombrero and zarape, and receiving a small package, which looked like a bundle of letters, from the padre, he strode out to his horse, already waiting for him in front of the building, the padre close behind him. "

    Old Mission Stories of California

  • His zarape hangs there on the wall, his sombrero, his sword, and his stirrups. "

    Cumner's Son and Other South Sea Folk — Complete


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