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  • Besides these garments there are others: the long jubba, or cloth cloak, worn by mirzas (secretaries), government employs of high rank, as ministers, farmers of taxes, courtiers, physicians, priests; the abba, or camel-hair cloak of the Arab, worn by travellers, priests and horsemen; the pustin, or Afghan skincloak, used by travellers and the sick or aged; the nimtan, or common sheepskin jacket, with short sleeves, used by shopkeepers and the lower class of servants, grooms, &c., in winter; the yapanjah, or woollen Kurdish cloak, a kind of felt, having a shaggy side, of immense thickness, worn generally by shepherds, who use it as greatcoat, bed and bedding.
  • But then suddenly one of them was up there in his gray greatcoat and waving a white flag.
  • He was wearing a thick dark greatcoat, possibly on top of one or two more - it was pretty cold at that altitude.
  • He was wearing a thick dark greatcoat, possibly on top of one or two more - it was pretty cold at that altitude.
  • He was wearing a thick dark greatcoat, possibly on top of one or two more - it was pretty cold at that altitude.

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