A band or series of cords used to hold a keffiyeh in place on the head.
[Colloquial Arabic , from Arabic 'iqāl
, cord for hobbling a camel, agal
, from 'aqala
, to confine, hobble
; see ʕql
in Semitic roots
|Noun||1.||agal - a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh|cord
- a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"