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noun as in headdress

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I’m reminded of the many coaches I had over the years—Coach Dan, Coach Leo, Coach Dave, Coach McKenna, Coach Stone – who were ready to boycott games when referees said my brothers and I, as young Sikhs, we couldn’t play with our turbans.

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We all had the same skin color, and many of them wore turbans, too.

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Turban adds that “adolescents who are being mistreated may internalize the negative things they hear about themselves and start to believe them.”

A turban-covered old man sat just inside the entryway, a small bowl for collecting change against the door jam.

The teens also taunted the mother, who was wearing a turban, calling her a “Bitch with facial hair.”

For the unfamiliar, Sikhs are required by their faith to wear a turban, known as the Dastaar.

Prior to 9/11, wearing a beard a turban may have been at times challenging.

Half the time, we had to fight the refs to allow him to play in his turban.

He stooped to pick up the turban and his eye fell on the regimental device of the metal badge.

Chumru laid aside the garment and tickled his wiry hair underneath his turban.

At first I thought it was the turban, but a sharp pain told me that there was a spot there that might be well worth seeing.

The only one who did justice to it was the countess-dowager—in a black gauze dress and white crêpe turban.

Her attendant wore a similar costume of cheaper material, an unornamented turban and black slippers.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turban, such as: bandana, hat, cap, and lungi.

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