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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.]
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|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"
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