Usage examples for turban

  1. They came to a halt and Moussa- ag- Amastan drew up his teguelmoust turban- veil even closer about his eyes. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. When my eyes met hers she privily pointed with her fan to show me Herdegen and Ursula, and shrugged her shoulders so high that her big head with its great feathered turban sank between them. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. A white robe was there, a white turban, and beneath it the swart face of one whom she had known. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  4. Her woolly head was enveloped, after the fashion of her people, in the folds of a gigantic and flaming red turban constructed of an entire pocket handkerchief. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  5. Beauty of the turban. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  6. I turned at bay, and dimly saw, silhouetted in the open doorway, a short figure in a frock- coat, with a species of black turban on its head. – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  7. A man in a turban! – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  8. We both instinctively put up our hands- he to feel his hair, which was, of course, dressed like a woman, and I to raise the turban which pressed heavily on my forehead. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  9. Her own travelling suit of dark green tweed, with its white silk shirt, was as carelessly perfect as his own, and the little green turban, with its shaded, drooping feather, extremely becoming. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  10. Around his head was what at first glance appeared to be a kind of turban. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  11. That tall man over there, for instance, with the green turban. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  12. This violent proceeding disarranged the turban out of which fell the black stone. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  13. A cotton robe is sometimes added, with a large cotton turban or small skull- cap. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  14. But when, even now, everything continued to remain quiet on the other side, she could not keep her patience any longer, and hastily, still wearing the turban on her head, she stepped to the window, pushing the curtain all the way back. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  15. Guards took his swords and turban and in moments he and the lion were faced off in the afternoon sunshine. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. There I saw her burned with her husband's turban in her arms, and in ten days after her husband came back. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  17. I've never before heard of a Moghul or a Rajput giving his turban. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  18. I'll lend you my mink coat and turban, went on this munificent young person, and I have a big black velvet hat that would look awfully well on you. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  19. While we were thus situated I saw my cousin Rupert go by, wearing a rich new turban, to wait upon the Nabob. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward