Definitions for ponchoˈpɒn tʃoʊ
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a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head
A simple garment, made from a rectangle of cloth, with a slit in the middle for the head.
A similar waterproof garment, with a hood.
a kind of cloak worn by the Spanish Americans, having the form of a blanket, with a slit in the middle for the head to pass through. A kind of poncho made of rubber or painted cloth is used by the mounted troops in the United States service
a trade name for camlets, or stout worsteds
A poncho, punchu in Quechua is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm or, if made from a watertight material, to keep dry during rain. Ponchos have been used by the Native American peoples of the Andes since pre-Hispanic times and are now considered typical South American garments.
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a kind of cloak or shawl, of woollen or alpaca cloth, oblong in shape, with a slit in the centre, through which the wearer passes his head, allowing the folds to cover his shoulders and arms to the elbows, and to fall down before and behind; worn by the native men in Chili and Argentina. Ponchos of waterproof are used by the United States cavalry.
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