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Definition of "kaross" []

  • A garment of skins worn by indigenous peoples in southern Africa (noun)
  • A treated animal-skin cloak with the hair still left on. (noun)

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  • A blanket of treated animal-skin with the hair left on. (noun)

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Use "kaross" in a sentence
  • "The only things of value which he had taken with him were a set of pearl ear-rings and brooch, and a beautiful lined "kaross," or rug, made of the skins of wild South African animals."
  • "Over his saddle lay a "kaross," or robe of leopard-skins, and upon his shoulder he carried his "roer" -- a large smoothbore gun, about six feet in length, with an old-fashioned flint-lock, -- quite a load of itself."
  • "a "kaross," or robe of leopard-skins, and upon his shoulder he carried his "roer" -- a large smooth-bore gun, about six feet in length, with an old-fashioned flint-lock, -- quite a load of itself."