A large outer wrap, typically white, worn by people from North Africa.
More example sentences
- The haik drapes them from head to foot, and is worn over loose pants, which are gathered at the ankle.
- Women wear a haik (a long piece of cloth draped over the entire body and head).
- He had on six haiks and two heavy djellabs.
early 18th century: from Arabic ḥā'ik.
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