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Usage examples for Haik

  1. My father was a native of Ispahan, one of the celebrated Armenian colony which was established there shortly after the time of the dreadful hunger, which drove the children of Haik in swarms from their original country, and scattered them over most parts of the eastern and western world. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  2. When she heard the first handfuls of sand fall on the haik, she gave a sharp cry. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  3. A plain white haik was wrapped about her; and she had drawn one corner of it over her head. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  4. She sat silent, her haik wrapped completely about her dark little figure. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  5. The poor child walked on without saying a word, chewing feebly one corner of her haik which she had drawn over her face. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  6. You'll see me in a haik and like it, wise guy." – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  7. R. helped Tahara wind her long white woollen haik round her. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  8. She put back the hooded fold of her haik, showing him her face, her scarlet mouth, her wide eyes, long at the outer corners, her hair aflame with henna. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  9. The all- concealing haik Fell to her high arched instep. – Poems of Experience by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  10. It is called a haik. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. They were wearing blue turbans above the flowing white " haik" which fell back upon their shoulders, and the white burnous which reached to their ankles. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  12. The stranger said clearly, " And drop the veil, discard the haik for the new clothing, and attend the schools?" – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  13. His body was swathed in an immense haik. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  14. Besides the haik, which is like that of a man's, a lady wears a linen cloth over her face, to conceal it from the profane vulgar when abroad. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
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