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thobe

 (thōb)
n.
1. An ankle-length, long-sleeved, gownlike garment worn chiefly by men of the Arabian Peninsula.
2. A similar, often embroidered women's garment, usually worn for formal occasions.

[Arabic ṯawb, of unknown origin.]
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The relaxed leaders are seen in casual dress with the crown prince wearing what appears to be a dark winter thobe with the prime minister in a zip-up pullover, and the Kingdom's top US-based diplomat in a classic white thobe with the collar buttons undone.
We found a man in a sitting position, wearing a soiled thobe and leaning against the wall in the under-construction room behind the substation.
But Younis, a well-known Islamic singer of Sufi inshad, has often given public performances in his uniform, consisting of a thobe and a head cover called "eama.
Covering his face with his ghitra, the traditional Gulf headdress, the suspect headed towards one the three employees, pulled out a gun from his thobe pocket and threatened a teller that he would shoot him if he did not hand him all the money in the bureau.
The arrival of 13 men clad in thobe, the traditional robe attire for Muslim men, from Cagayan de Oro City created a stir in Jagna town, Bohol, in view of the tension in Marawi City.
Caption: BELOW: VRG intern Julia Mathew and volunteers Marissa Thobe, Nicole Turner, and Casey Brown at The Vegetarian Resource Group booth at the Leg Up Farmer's Market in York, Pennsylvania.
Key elements of the research concern the homogenisation of the thobe both pre-and post-1948, embroidery and the fashioning of a modern Palestinian woman, the use of embroidery in the revival of heritage by liberation artists, embroidery as resistance and the history of NGOs and circulation of embroidery in a global marketplace.
His last trip to the Middle East was to Qatar in May , where he was pictured in the elegant traditional Qatari thobe.
She would put on her white thobe and wear black leather shoes which showed beneath the sleeves of her colorful jallabiya.
After a search, inspectors detected the bottles of booze which were attached with adhesive tapes to the man's upper and lower legs and hidden by the man's thobe.
Riyadh, Rabi'II 14, 1437,January 24, 2016,SPA -- King Fahd Causeway Customs has foiled an attempt to smuggle 14 wine bottles hidden under the thobe of the smuggler fixing them with an adhesive tape.
One motif of his works, as the show's press release suggests, is the traditional Iraqi thobe, with which he attempts to examine the "markers of sectarian division.