A scimitar between his teeth would be completely in character!
Of civet and scimitar I believe it can only be asserted that they are Eastern.
Down came the scimitar with a swish in the direction of his head.
Dropping his scimitar, he then had a struggle for the flute.
At last, he decided in favour of a Turkish robe, with a scimitar and a turban.
The yellow beak is long ...