Definitions for caftanˈkæf tæn, kæfˈtæn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caftan, kaftan(noun)

    a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East

  2. caftan, kaftan(noun)

    a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caftan(noun)

    a garment worn throughout the Levant, consisting of a long gown with sleeves reaching below the hands. It is generally fastened by a belt or sash

  2. Caftan(verb)

    to clothe with a caftan

  3. Origin: [Turk. qaftn: cf. F. cafetan.]

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