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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Caf’tan.
 
A garment worn in Turkey and other Eastern countries. It is a sort of under-tunic or vest tied by a girdle at the waist.   1
        “Picturesque merchants and their customers, no longer in the big trousers of Egypt, but [in] the long caftans and abas of Syria.”—B. Taylor, Lands of the Saracen, chap. ix. p. 122.
 


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