Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / caftan
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

QUIZZES

Take This Perfectly Cromulent Word Of The Day Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

For example, we recently launched a vintage caftan collection, which was enormously popular.
Those Turks, male and female, who are descended from Mahomet, have either a green caftan or a green turban.
Azraele now took her gay Persian shawl from her waist and made ready to lay aside her caftan.
In the middle came the Prince himself in long, princely caftan with ermine bordered cap,—the sceptre in his hand.
And now he swears he will grant me no more time; that he will have the caftan off my back if I do not raise the thousand rubles.
Frau Elsbeth trembled with fear as soon as the Jew, in his dirty caftan, appeared at the gate.
DAME CAREHERMANN SUDERMANN
The Moor wore a caftan richly embroidered on the breast and sleeves; and confined around the waist with a silken vest or girdle.
THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
With rich booty did the fisherman return to Novgorod, where he met the moujik with the blue caftan, and gave him the petition.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
I pleased her then,” says he, “when I appeared as a gay gallant; now let her fall in love with me in my plain caftan.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
A stooped bearded figure appears garbed in the long caftan of an elder in Zion and a smokingcap with magenta tassels.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE

WORDS RELATED TO CAFTAN

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

honchonoun | [hon-choh ]SEE DEFINITION
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!