Definition of taj in English:
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'.
Definition of taj in:
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