Definition of dolman in English:


Line breaks: dol¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒlmən


  • 1A long Turkish robe open in front.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.


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

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