Afghan coat

noun Brit. a kind of sheepskin coat with the skin outside, typically having a shaggy border.

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  • Afghan coat — noun A coat made of sheepskin and often embroidered, as orig worn in Afghanistan • • • Main Entry: ↑Afghan * * * Afghan coat 7 [Afghan coat] [ˌæfɡæn ˈkəʊt] [ˌæfɡæn ˈkoʊt] noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Afghan — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native or national of Afghanistan. b a person of Afghan descent. 2 the official language of Afghanistan (also called PASHTO). 3 (afghan) a knitted and sewn woollen blanket or shawl. 4 (in full Afghan coat) a kind of sheepskin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • afghan — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native or national of Afghanistan. b a person of Afghan descent. 2 the official language of Afghanistan (also called PASHTO). 3 (afghan) a knitted and sewn woollen blanket or shawl. 4 (in full Afghan coat) a kind of sheepskin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Afghan — name of the people of Afghanistan, technically only correctly applied to the Durani Afghans; Old Afghan chronicles trace the name to an Afghana, son of Jeremiah, sone of Israelite King Saul, from whom they claimed descent, but this is a legend.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • afghan — blanket; afghan hound (noted for its long silklike coat and narrow head) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Afghan Hound — Infobox Dogbreed image caption = A gold coated Afghan Hound name = Afghan Hound altname = Baluchi Hound, Sage Baluchi, Tazi, Ogar Afgan country = flagicon|Afghanistan Afghanistan fcigroup = 10 fcisection = 1 fcinum = 228 fcistd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Afghan hound — Breed of dog developed as a hunter in the hill country of Afghanistan. It was brought to Europe in the late 19th century by British soldiers returning from the Indian Afghan border wars. It hunts by sight, and in Afghanistan it has been used to… …   Universalium

  • Coat (dog) — For other uses, see Coat (disambiguation). Close up of a greyhound s short haired single coat. The coat of the domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) refers to the hair that covers its body. A dog s coat may be a double coat, made up of a soft… …   Wikipedia

  • Afghan hound — noun tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East • Syn: ↑Afghan • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog * * * noun, pl ⋯ hounds [count] : a type of tall thin dog with long soft hair * * * Afghan hound f10 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Afghan — /af gan, geuhn/, n. 1. Also, Afghani. a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan. 2. Pashto. 3. (l.c.) a soft woolen blanket, crocheted or knitted, usually in a geometric pattern. 4. Also called Afghan hound. one of a breed of swift hunting hounds… …   Universalium

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