Caf"tan (?), n. [Turk. qaftan: cf. F. cafetan.]

A garment worn throughout the Levant, consisting of a long gown with sleeves reaching below the hands. It is generally fastened by a belt or sash.

 

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Caf"tan (?), v. t.

To clothe with a caftan.

[R.]

The turbaned and caftaned damsel. Sir W. Scott.

 

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