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khaki

(kăk`ē, kä`kē) [Hindi,=dust-colored], closely twilled cloth of linen or cotton, dyed a dust color. It was first used (1848) for uniforms for the English regiment of Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden in India and later became the official color for British army uniforms, as well as for those of other countries. It became popular for hunting and outdoor wear, as in the uniforms of groups such as the Scouts, and for heavy working clothes.

khaki

1. a dull yellowish-brown colour
2. 
a. a hard-wearing fabric of this colour, used esp for military uniforms
b. (as modifier): a khaki jacket
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She said she'd never tried khaki before, and loved them so much she went out and bought them the next day.The Editor of the magazine hadn't thought of khaki as a colour she would wear either, and is now a convert to the wonders of this fabulous neutral shade.
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Khaki won the elections from PP-222 in Multan by defeating Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz's Mehdi Abbas Langah.
Militaries across Southeast Asia receive funding from two sources: from state expenditures and from off-budget finances, known as khaki capital.
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Keep khaki capris simple - a light, loose overcoat and block heels are all you need for effortless weekend chic.
However, at the same time, he said systems which bring about change in society will get weakened if only penal HISTORY OF SHORTS EARLIER, the shirts and shorts of RSS were both khaki -- the design by Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, the first Sarsangchalak of the RSS.