Definition of dolman in English:

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dolman

Pronunciation: /ˈdɒlmən/

noun

1A long Turkish robe open in front.
Example sentences
  • The lancers wore the czapka of the Polish uhlans, the hussars wore the dolmans of Hungarian horsemen.
1.1A woman’s loose cloak with cape-like sleeves.
Example sentences
  • Tops with dolman or raglan sleeves and ones that fit loose and slims down to hug the hips and waist are good.
  • The latter will be bound and faced with approximately 3 centimetre contrast bands on armholes and hemlines and will stand alongside 1980's influenced extravagant open split dolman / batwing sleeve dresses.

Origin

Late 16th century: based on Turkish dolama, dolaman.

Words that rhyme with dolman

dolmen

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: dol¦man

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