Meaning of dolman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdɒlmən/

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  • 1A long Turkish robe open in front.

    • ‘The lancers wore the czapka of the Polish uhlans, the hussars wore the dolmans of Hungarian horsemen.’
    1. 1.1A woman’s wrap having wide sleeves cut in one piece with the body of the garment.
      ‘Tops with dolman or raglan sleeves and ones that fit loose and slims down to hug the hips and waist are good.’
      • ‘The latter will be bound and faced with approximately 3 centimetre contrast bands on armholes and hemlines and will stand alongside 1980's influenced extravagant open split dolman / batwing sleeve dresses.’
      cloak, wrap, mantle, cape, kaftan


Late 16th century based on Turkish dolama, dolaman.