Turbant


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Tur´bant

    (tûr´bant)
n.1.A turban.
I see the Turk nodding with his turbant.
- Howell.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[...] Verba plane vim faciunt intellectui, & omnia turbant; & homines ad inanes, & innumeras Controuersias, & commenta, deducunt.' (24) His comments come at the end of a century in which intense attention was paid to linguistic matters.
/ Vir sapiens nunquam fortunae e nutibus ullis / pendeat; ex aequo variantem cernit utranque; / omnia quaeque hominum vitam mutantia turbant / provider, et casum se fortem munit in omnem ....
The personnel of Oberon's chapel likewise seem ludicrous: the officiating clergyman is a "little-Puppet-Priest" who "squeaks" at the congregation (91, 39-40) and who, instead of a bishop's mitre, wears "the Silk-worms shed / (Like a Turks Turbant on his head)" (93, 137-38).