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yash·mak

also yash·mac  (yäsh-mäk′, yăsh′măk)
n.
A veil worn by Muslim women to cover the face in public.

[Turkish yaşmak.]

yashmak

(ˈjæʃmæk) or

yashmac

n
(Islam) the face veil worn by Muslim women when in public
[C19: from Arabic]

yash•mak

or yash•mac or yas•mak

(yɑʃˈmɑk, ˈyæʃ mæk)

n.
the veil worn by Muslim women.
[1835–45; < Turkish yaşmak]

yashmak

A veil worn by Muslim women to cover the face when in public.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yashmak - the face veil worn by Muslim womenyashmak - the face veil worn by Muslim women  
head covering, veil - a garment that covers the head and face
Translations
يَشْمَق: حِجاب المَرأه
jašmak
yashmak
arcfátyol
blæja
čadra
jašmaksparandža
maramaveozarвеозар

yashmak

[ˈjæʃmæk] Nvelo m (de musulmana)

yashmak

nSchleier m (von Moslemfrauen)

yashmak

[ˈjæʃmæk] nvelo (indossato dalle donne musulmane)

yashmak

(ˈjӕʃmӕk) noun
a veil worn by Moslem women, covering the face below the eyes.
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Yashmak Beach in the Montazah resort, 80 km from Alexandria, was Egypt's first women-only beach when it opened in 2004.
For example, the above referred to Boulden describes in 1855 Turkish women as "ghosts": "The ferigee and yashmak impart a very singular and sepulchral appearance to the Turkish women, making them look as though they had just arisen from beneath the marble slabs that adorn their own cypress-shaded cemeteries" (56) or for Edward Frederic Benson in Crescent and Iron Cross as late as 1918 Turks are a tumor: "we can make a far truer phrase than Lord Aberdeen's.
(51) Honey gives us one tour guide's perspective on the Spanish landscape as seen through the bus window: he discourses, for example, on his favourite stage of his Spanish itinerary, between Alicante and Granada, about geology, soils, landscape, climate, crops, trees and vegetation, town and village architecture and, above all, people on the road: pedestrians who sleep in the ditch through the noonday heat, donkeys and their riders, groups of women 'with head-dresses so enveloping as a protection against the sun that they appear to be wearing the yashmak'; or a 'flurry of gypsies'.
(33) Here a cadine (principal wife) welcomes, in a respectful display of mutual bows and salutations, her two guests, who seem to have just arrived, as they still wear feredges (outdoor cloaks) and the yashmak (veil), which they would be allowed to re-move indoors in the harem's all-female community.
Slightly Dangerous produced Group 1 winners Commander In Chief (Epsom and Irish Derby) and Warning (Sussex and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes), as well as Group 1 runners-up Deploy (Irish Derby), Dushyantor (Derby, St Leger and Coronation Cup), Yashmak (Marcel Boussac and Irish Oaks) and Jibe (Fillies' Mile).
Across: 1 Starting price; 8 Right as rain; 14 Normal; 16 Evolve; 17 Meeting; 18 Plea; 19 Thank; 21 Gosling; 22 Healed; 23 Hitched; 24 Owe; 25 Wine; 26 Appal; 27 McCredie; 28 Try; 30 Unsafe; 38 Muse; 41 Annie Lennox; 42 Vandalise; 44 No entry; 46 Hospice; 47 Oscar; 48 Pen friend; 50 Upholds; 52 Au revoir; 54 Eland; 55 Exalt; 57 Ethos; 58 TNT; 61 Human being; 63 Osteopathy; 65 See; 66 Clean; 67 Sitar; 69 There; 72 Alsatian; 74 Yashmak; 75 Gillespie; 77 Suite; 78 Spinach; 81 Inflict; 82 Reprieved; 83 Ideological; 84 Yale; 89 Casual; 91 Apt; 93 Rehearse; 94 Bairn; 95 Raft; 97 Woe; 99 Soprano; 100 Overdo; 101 Siberia; 102 Edina; 104 Anno; 105 Coconut; 106 Lesley; 107 Rattle; 108 Edwin Morgan; 109 Shredded wheat.
The Warren Place handler has saddled five winners of this Group Two contest over the years and while Yashmak was the last to score 13 years ago, Principal Role can break the drought.
For Ataturk, both the fez and the yashmak (a transparent veil covering the lower half of the face, worn by women) were detrimental to Turkey's desired image, which was one of forward-thinking modernity, on a par with the West.
Four years ago the first of the women only beach clubs -- called Yashmak -- opened up and others quickly followed.
The notion of Tindall in a pinny sounds as likely as Heather Mills in a yashmak. Especially as he can, by his own admission, do little more than "make toast".
There is a requirement to shower before entering the pool; to cap it all, the parents then swapped over, with the mother entering the pool fully clothed, with yashmak, the lot.