agal


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a·gal

 (ə-gäl′)
n.
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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agal - a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyehagal - 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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Singh then emerged on stage singing 'Tu teray agal bagal hai' followed by 'Lal meri pat'.
At one point the suspect dropped his agal and the Indian man picked it up from the ground and gave it back to the suspect, who resumed the beatings and punches.
After this, he acted in Dhooraththu Idi Muzhakkam, Neerottam and Agal Vilakku.
The boys were dressed in thobes and head gear including Keffiyeh, Gutra, and the Agal while the girls swung around in Daffah, the traditional Bahraini attire for females, and sported jewellery on their heads.
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1993), since aGal epitope is absent in humans, apes, and monkeys.