Caftan



a long garment having long sleeves and tied at the waist by a girdle, worn under a coat in the Middle East.
a long, full, usually collarless robe with wide sleeves that is worn at home for lounging or entertaining or at the beach as a cover-up.
Historical Examples

The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
The Slaves of the Padishah Mr Jkai
The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
The Mantle and Other Stories Nicholas Gogol
The Jews of Barnow Karl Emil Franzos
Debit and Credit Gustav Freytag
Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
Dust Julian Hawthorne
The Baron’s Sons Mr Jkai
The Baron’s Sons Mr Jkai

noun
a variant spelling of kaftan
n.

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