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yashmak

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the face veil worn by Muslim women when in public
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46) Yashmaks, feredges, and the Turkish curved slippers of a woman's dress are there, as are the black slave, the cigarette, and the coffee pot.
They consisted of heavily embroidered tunics and satin trousers and yashmaks for us dancing maidens.
WEAVERS at a Scots factory which makes yashmaks are not being paid - because of a row between sheiks.
Mucky souks, snakes, mint tea, donkeys, smelly streets and scruffy crowds like you've never seen, yashmaks topped by intriguing olive black eyes - but not a smile to be seen and so many beggars you wonder if anybody does anything else for a living.
On another stall, with an eye for the tourists, local women are selling cardboard yashmaks for giggling, blonde Brit and Russian girls.
This was one of the highlights of the show - it is best to draw a veil over the Arabian dance with its four men in yashmaks and brown costumes carrying on a contortionist who also gave us a touch of her skills as a belly dancer.
I'm trying to avoid watching it because the discussion level is such that I'm waiting to see Des Lynam and Terry Venables sitting in Kuwait wearing yashmaks, discussing the pros and cons of using the 4-4-2 formation during the attacks on Baghdad.