1A tall conical cap worn by a dervish.
- Then he wears one of those tight-fitting stocking hats, which is a mix of the Muslim taj, the Jewish yarmulka and black unemployed headgear.
- All these classes have distinguishing costumes, the Buddhist with his yellow robe; the Hindu sanyasi or viragi smeared in ashes, and with ochre-dyed clothes; and the Mahomedan fakir may have a loin-cloth and taj or crown.
Mid 19th century: from Persian tāj 'crown'.
Words that rhyme with tajbarge, charge, enlarge, large, marge, raj, reportage, sarge, sparge, Swaraj, undercharge
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: taj
Definition of taj in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.