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Definition of "yashmak" []

  • A veil worn by Muslim women to cover the face in public. (noun)
  • The face veil worn by Muslim women when in public (noun)

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Use "yashmak" in a sentence
  • "Seems to be what you call yashmak or I mean kismet."
  • "The higher the rank the thinner the yashmak is the rule."
  • "Verity/Hazlitt/Sidgwick, Careful! your yashmak is slipping!"