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thobe

 (thōb)
n.
1. An ankle-length, long-sleeved, gownlike garment worn chiefly by men of the Arabian Peninsula.
2. A similar, often embroidered women's garment, usually worn for formal occasions.

[Arabic ṯawb, of unknown origin.]
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"I took my inspiration from Hadramout where, in their culture, women wear the thobe in a Hadhrami way.
"The defendant then continued to hurl insults at the Shi'ite sect, which angered everyone, and when a man in a thobe approached him to calm him down he flew into a rage and started beating him."
Dubai: A Sudanese woman garbed in her white "thobe", and wearing circular gold earrings has taken social media by storm.
Both of them wore traditional outfits - a Qamis, or Thobe, which is a white or black long-sleeved robe, paired with a red and white checkered scarf worn on the head, (https://stepfeed.com/two-saudi-men-arrested-for-dancing-while-waiting-at-a-red-traffic-light-8906) Step Feed reported . 
One wore a colourful Somali headscarf, in a nod to her Somali-American roots; the other, Rashida Tlaib, wore a maroon Palestinian thobe. Such was the excitement about her thobe that a Twitter hashtag, #showyourthobe, asked other Palestinian-American women to also display their own embroidered traditional garments.
Always proud of her Palestinian heritage, she made a point of wearing a traditional Palestinian thobe to her swearing-in ceremony.
To mark the occasion, Tlaib wore a traditional Palestinian thobe, an ankle-length garment that according to Tlaib, used to belong to her mother.
Congresswoman and the legislature's first Palestinian female member Rashida Tlaib also took her oath on a Quran and wearing a traditional Palestinian thobe, or dress.
The hashtag was first launched by Palestinian American activists in a step to express support for Talib, who early this month announced she will be wearing a thobe, traditional Palestinian red and black hand-embroidered dress when she is sworn in into Congress on Thursday in Washington D.C.
Madinah, Dhu-AlHijjah 05, 1439, August 16, 2018, SPA --The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has made its media coverage of the events of grouping pilgrims leaving from Miqat Dhi Al-Halifah (a stated site for wearing Ihram Thobe) for Holy sites in Makkah for the fifth day of this month of Dhul-Hijjah.
In 2015, Sotto wore a thobe, the traditional Arabian clothing for men, for his noontime show for Halloween, when people wear costumes for fun.
But Younis, a well-known Islamic singer of Sufi inshad, has often given public performances in his uniform, consisting of a thobe and a head cover called "eama."