Afghan Blanket


Afghan Blanket
AFGHAN BLANKET
A fancy blanket, hand-made from wool yarns, usually in various coloured stripes. Either knitted or crochet work.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Afghan — In a political sense, the term Afghān refers to the citizens of Afghanistan . From an ethnological point of view, Afghān is the term by which Pashtuns are designated by Persian speakers. [cite encyclopedia| last=Morgenstierne |first=G.|title =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Afghan — name of the people of Afghanistan, technically only correctly applied to the Durani Afghans; Old Afghan chronicles trace the name to an Afghana, son of Jeremiah, sone of Israelite King Saul, from whom they claimed descent, but this is a legend.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • blanket — [adj] comprehensive absolute, acrossthe board, all inclusive, overall, powerful, sweeping, unconditional, wide ranging; concept 772 Ant. incomplete, uncomprehensive blanket [n] cover, covering afghan, carpet, cloak, coat, coating, comforter,… …   New thesaurus

  • Afghan — Af ghan, n. 1. A native of Afghanistan. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of worsted blanket or wrap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Afghan — [af′gan΄, af′gən] n. 1. a person born or living in Afghanistan 2. former term for PASHTO 3. any of a breed of swift hunting hound, originally from the Near East, with silky hair and a long, narrow head 4. [a ] a soft blanket or shawl, crocheted… …   English World dictionary

  • Afghan — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native or national of Afghanistan. b a person of Afghan descent. 2 the official language of Afghanistan (also called PASHTO). 3 (afghan) a knitted and sewn woollen blanket or shawl. 4 (in full Afghan coat) a kind of sheepskin… …   Useful english dictionary

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