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Definition of the noun yashmak

What does yashmak mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: yashmaks

  1. the face veil worn by Muslim women
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: yashmac
    • more generic terms: head covering / veil = a garment that covers the head and face

Alternative definition of the noun yashmak


  1. A veil worn by Muslim women to cover parts of the face when they are in public.

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Google previewBelford's Monthly Magazine (1878)

They have fine eyes, but the yashmaks are thicker, and you feel there is less beauty hidden under them. The higher the rank the thinner the yashmak is the rule. They also wear the long cloak , ...

Google previewForeign Correspondence (2014)

by Jan Borm

For Blunt the yashmak is a constraint upon female liberty , and the ...

Google previewWomen’s Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan (2014)

Ceremonies of Empowerment and Peacebuilding by Zulfiya Tursunova

Yashmak is a light face veil covering the face below the eyes. 11. Qalin [Uz.] is ...

Google previewDictionary of the Bible ... (1880)

by Philip Schaff

Veil, or covering for face, throat, or neck; J probably the original of the Eastern □ yashmak." Matt. 11 : 19 Immoderate drinker of wine ; drunkard. Wlncblhber.. Winefat. {See Fat.) Wise LeT. 19:17 (Sax. trite) mode or manner, or mea Wist Ex. 16 ...

Google previewReverse English Dictionary (1999)

Based on Phonological and Morphological Principles by Gustav Muthmann

kri:k fri:k stri:k ri:k ti:k -eik/-eak // flak // yashmak n anorak n beak v,n leak adj bleak v,n sneak v,n peak adj off-peak v speak v,n creak v,n freak v,n streak v wreak // teak breik 'ti:-breik 'tai-breik v,n break n tea-break (also tie-breaker) n tie- break ...

Google previewPronouncing American Dictionary (1883)

Containing Over 32,000 Words and Phrases. With Supplement of New Words

Yashmak, (yash'mak) n. a veil or covering for the face, worn by Moslem women ...

Google previewThe New Excelsior Dictionary (1887)

a stringed musical instrument used Yashmak, (yash'mak) n. a veil or covering for the face, worn by ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

yashmak or yashmac n., pl. yashmaks or yashmacs [Turk.] A veil covering the face of ...

Google previewDictionary of the British English Spelling System (2015)

by Greg Brooks

ashet, baksheesh, banshee, bishop, buckshee, Bolshevik, bolshie, bushel, cashier, cashmere, cushion, dasheen, dishevel, fashion, geisha, kosher, kwashiorkor, marshal, pasha, pashmina, ramshackle, sashay, worship, yashmak and ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Bull baiter, congress gaiter, gaiter, AITER waiter see BR Faith, water-wraith, wraith ATTH* see Saith Glaive, naive, waive Baize, maize Al Borak, Barak, Irak, Karnak, kodak, yak, yashmak Air-brake, bake, betake, brake, cake, canebrake, ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Facetoface with someone—eyeball to eyeball Face veil of Muslim woman— yashmak Face with numbers—dial Facelift—cosmetic surgery Faces misfortune bravely and resolutely—keeps a stiff upper lip Facet—aspect Facetious— waggish, ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

yashmak [Arab.] Veil worn in public by Moslems in some countries to ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~yaander - yonder ~Yaarbroe - Yarbrough ~yaard - yard ~yaardaarm - yardarm ~ yaardij - yardage ~yaardstik - yardstick ~yaarn - yarn ~yaashmmaak - yashmak ~ yaat - yacht ~yaatsmen - yachtsmen ~yaatsmin - yachtsman ~yaatswimin ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2008)

by Bill Bryson

yashmak. Veil worn by Muslim women. Yastrzemski, Carl. (1939–) American baseball star. Yerevan. Capital of Armenia.

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

xyster yashmak instrument consisting of a graduated series of wooden bars, which are rested on straw, etc.. and are struck by wooden hammers: an instrument used to measure the elastic properties of wood. — adj. xylophon'ic.

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Video shows what yashmak means. A veil worn by Muslim women to cover parts of the face when they are in public.. yashmak synonyms: niqab, veil, hijab, ...

Scrabble value of Y4A1S1H4M3A1K5

The value of this 7-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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