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haik

also haick  (hīk, hāk)
n.
A large piece of cotton, silk, or wool cloth worn as an outer garment in Morocco.

[Moroccan Arabic ḥā'ik, from Arabic, weaver, active participle of ḥāka, to weave; see ḥwk in Semitic roots.]

haik

(haɪk; heɪk) or

haick

n
(Clothing & Fashion) an Arab's outer garment of cotton, wool, or silk, for the head and body
[C18: from Arabic hā'ik]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haik - an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white clothhaik - an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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Lors d'une balade a la Casbah, alors qu'elle s'isole pour griller une cigarette,une dame en Haik lui conseil de se debarrasser de se mal, la cigarette.
Service of the National Security Service, Colonel Grigori Hairapetov, Head of the RA Police, Colonel of the Police Service Valeri Osipian, First Deputy Chief of Staff of the RA Armed Forces, Major-General Onik Gasparian, Commander of the Signal Corps of the RA Armed Forces, Head of the Signal and Automated Command Systems Department, Colonel Temur Shahnazarian, Head of the RA Special Investigative Service, First Rank Councilor of Justice Sasoun Khatchatrian, Chairman of the RA Investigative Committee, First Rank Councilor of Justice Haik Grigorian, RA Prosecutor General, First Rank Councilor of Justice Arthur Davtian with the highest state military titles and ranks.
Dr Yousef Haik, associate provost for academic affairs at HBKU, said: "HBKU continually looks to expand its academic offerings in accordance with local demand and current global trends and developments, to ensure the next generation has the skills and knowhow to address current and future challenges, both in Qatar and further afield." "Our new graduate programmes span several fields and serve to mark signature areas of offerings that complement our existing research programmes, address local market needs, nurture top-tier students and forward HBKU's global outlook as a research-intensive university.
Dr Yousef Haik, associate provost for academic affairs at HBKU, said, "HBKU continually looks to expand its academic offerings in accordance with local demand and current global trends and developments, to ensure the next generation has the skills and know-how to address current and future challenges, both in Qatar and further afield." "Our new graduate programmes span several fields and serve to mark signature areas of offerings that complement our existing research programmes, address local market needs, nurture top-tier students, and forward HBKU's global outlook as a research-intensive university.
The "Kharja" of traditional clothes, in its sixth edition, marked by a festive atmosphere impregnated with the bright and brilliant colours of the different clothes, addresses a message that calls for continuation, life, loyalty and patriotism but also to the attachment to traditions and customs, mirrored through the "melia," "kaftan," "houli," "sefsari," "haik," djellaba," "burnous," "balgha," etc.
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By the time the band, made up of vocalist Kyle Durfey, bassist Zac Sewell, guitarists Michael York and Chad McDonald, and drummer David Haik took what passed as a stage, the place was crammed with some 200 people.
In 2014, Haik, designed a randomized controlled trial of 50 subjects with shoulder impingement symptoms.
For Agnieszka Haik, business development director at Raben Group, despite the unstable environment logistics operators have been clamping down cooperation year by year, offering a growing range of services with a modern technology and significant capacity.
Bouguessa has successfully integrated the abaya and other garments local to the region -- like the Algerian haik -- into the global sartorial vocabulary.
Haik Nikogosian and liona Kickbusch's recent IJHPM article argues that "[i]nternational legal instruments for health, with their binding character and strength, have a special place" in the development of public health instruments capable of addressing increasingly complex health determinants.