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yashmak

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the face veil worn by Muslim women when in public
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M SAYS: This is all very Poirot - little men in yashmaks, strange Egyptian statues.
She and her friend arrived on the plane in their yashmaks, but as soon as they reached their hotel, they changed into Western clothes.
She sported a macabre RAF handlebar moustache of snot which revolved like a Spitfire propeller as she sneezed, leaving me looking like the last Christmas tree in the shop (free yashmaks ought to be available at Boots during flu epidemics) and infecting me with my very own millennium bug.
Witty McQueen mixed east and west, drawing inspiration from Islamic culture with yashmaks and ornately embroidered shawls.