dishdasha


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dish·dash·a

 (dĭsh-däsh′ə)
n.
A loose, long-sleeved garment; a thobe.

[Colloquial Arabic dišdāša.]

dishdasha

(ˈdɪʃˌdæʃə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a white long-sleeved collarless garment worn by Muslim men in the Arabian peninsula
[Arabic]
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Behind an oversized desk, which takes up half the width of his office, Ghareeb sits comfortably in a wool dishdasha.
Additionally, in commemoration of the recent National Day celebrations, the first Dishdasha challenge brought to Spartan the first participant undertaking the obstacle course in his traditional Dishdasha.
Back to the Disdasha, Al-Fahad affirmed that this was the mainstay of men's clothing, but said that the design continued to evolve, or sometimes devolved, with fashion statements from the past, such as the cool 1960s cuff shirt worn under the Dishdasha, making a comeback in our modern times.
The sulphur is very dangerous," Khalaf, wearing a surgical mask and a traditional dishdasha robe, said.
The Jordanian writer was shot dead Sunday by a bearded man dressed in a dishdasha as he made his way up the courthouse steps in Amman's central Abdali district.
He had to attend classes in a dishdasha and was petrified of wearing one.
The thobe, jalabiya, dishdasha, or kandura as they're known in the Arab world are the same but differ ever so slightly, in the way the collar is folded or the sleeves for example, but they basically hold the same concept.
Abu Dhabi -- Raymond, India's premium suiting brand, is set to launch a range of the traditional Arab dress, dishdasha or kundurah, in cotton for the GCC market, where its sales and network of retail outlets are growing strongly.
At the end, when the by then furious, mainly dishdasha (thobe)-clad audience was asked if they had any questions, almost everyone did
He came here and he asked us for help and I said yes," says Namiq, 41, wearing a long, white dishdasha robe.
But when a Gulf journalist approaches them, they are maddened by the mere sight of his dishdasha, shimagh and his burdensome questions
The most common was that Jordanians should acquire a taste to wearing the white dishdasha, a traditional white robe worn by nationals of the GCC states.