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A loose, long-sleeved, full-length overgarment worn by Muslim women.

[Arabic jilbāb; see glb in Semitic roots.]


(Islam) a long robe covering the head worn by some Muslim women
[from Arabic]
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The school, he said, was also seeking to protect pupils from pressure to wear the jilbab.
JILBAB gave Godolphin yet another Grade 1 success when overcoming a bad stumble at the start to win the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park on Saturday, writes Dan Farley.
Sire of 8 crops of racing age inc Gr1 winners: Royal Indy (Gazelle H), Runup the Colors (Alabama S), Tomisue's Delight (Ruffian H, Personal Ensign H), Golden Missile (Pimlico Special H), Stephen Got Even (Donn H), Symboli Indy (NHK Mile Cup), Aptitude (Hollywood Gold Cup, Jockey Club Gold Cup), Secret Status (Kentucky Oaks, Mother Goose S), A P Valentine (Champagne S), Jilbab (CCA Oaks), Mineshaft (Pimlico Special H, Suburban H, Woodward S), Passing Shot (Personal Ensign H), Tempera (Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies), Indy Five Hundred (Garden City H).
Godolphin's recent CCA Oaks heroine Jilbab could never get into contention, merely plugging on for fourth.
A field of 11 juvenile fillies contests the Grade 2 Alcibiades Stakes over eight and a half furlongs on dirt, including likely favourite Playing n' Gold, and Godolphin maiden winner Jilbab.
Gr1), Jilbab (CCA Oaks-Gr1), Jump Start (Gr2), Mineshaft (Pimlico Special H.
A MUSLIM teena__ girl yesterday won a legal battle to wear her faith's traditional head-to-toe jilbab dress at school.
Indy filly Jilbab, heroine of the 2002 Coaching Club American Oaks.
IN HER professional capacity as Ms Booth QC, the Prime Minister's wife made an impassioned speech this week on behalf of a teenage girl who has been banned from wearing the full Muslim jilbab to school.
notable winners: AP Assay (Gr2), Pulpit (Gr2), Royal Indy (Gr1), Runup The Colors (Gr1), Tomisue's Delight (Gr1), Golden Missile (Gr1), Let (Gr2), Lu Ravi (Gr2), Old Trieste (Gr2), Stephen Got Even (Gr1), Symboli Indy (Gr1), Aptitude (Gr1), Secret Status (Gr1), A P Valentine (Gr1), Jilbab (Gr1), Jump Start (Gr2), Mineshaft (Gr1), Passing Shot (Gr1), Tempera (Gr1), Congrats (Gr2), Indy Five Hundred (Gr1), Yell (Gr2), AP Adventure (Gr1), Daydreaming (Gr2), Friends Lake (Gr1), Lovely Rafaela (Gr2), Shaniko (Gr2), Suave (Gr2), Sweet Symphony (Gr1), AP Warrior (Gr2), Teammate (Gr2).
ALL power to Shabina Begum and her successful fight to wear her faith's head-to-toe jilbab to school.
To stud at 4 years and dam of: Dubai Moon (1998 c by Seattle Slew; placed), Jilbab (1999 f by A.