a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
A long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
A long dress or shirt similar in style to those worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Origin: Via кафтан, from kaftan, from خفتان.
A kaftan or caftan is a front-buttoned coat or overdress, usually reaching to the ankles, with long sleeves. It can be made of wool, cashmere, silk, or cotton. It may be worn with a sash. It is a variant of the robe or tunic, versions of which have been worn by countless cultures around the world, for thousands of years. The kaftan is associated with Islamic or Islamicate cultures. Kaftans were often worn as court robes; the splendor and specific decorations of the kaftan indicated the rank of the wearer. Sovereigns often gave ornate kaftans as a mark of favor.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Same as Caftan.
A type of dress created and designed in various colors, fabrics and styles,
Kaftan's are a beautiful comfortable style dress and come in a wide range of colors, fabrics and styles, they are worn in different ways in different countries across the world.
The numerical value of kaftan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of kaftan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We had just started a class when we heard gunshots coming from the direction of the gates and we instantly realized we were under attack, which made us to rush out of the class, i then ?saw a man in a kaftan being pursued by a crowd across the open field who kept turning and firing shots at the crowd and then suddenly he exploded with a deafening sound.
After exhausting his ?ammunition he detonated the explosives concealed under his kaftan, killing himself. But no one from the crowd was affected because they were some distance away, we had just started a class when we heard gunshots coming from the direction of the gates and we instantly realized we were under attack, which made us to rush out of the class.
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