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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARKA

He had been peering inside the parka hood and suddenly he turned to me.

Pete took off his cap and parka and dropped them on a chair.

To-morrow I should do as 'Parka' did the day he came to Kabaira.

In a moment he had his parka down over his head and was out in the open air.

An hour passed and the boy was thankful he had thought to bring his parka.

Alis Garet was there among a little crowd, bundled up in a parka.

He jerked back his parka hood and strained to catch the faint echo.

I had rather seen him dressed in a parka, with an axe over his shoulder.

To break the wind a parka can be pulled over head and trunk.

It was impossible to find any substitute for the Alaskan parka.

WORD ORIGIN

1780, from Aleut parka, from Russian parka "a pelt or jacket made from pelt," from Samoyed.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PARKA

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