Sentence Examples


  • The men wear a loincloth or salaka, the women a kitamby or apron folded round the body from waist to heel, to which a jacket or dress is usually added; both sexes use over these the lamba, a large square of cloth folded round the body something like the Roman toga, and which is the characteristic native dress.
  • This transformation of the loincloth has been illustrated by Mr D.
  • Both sexes wear the langouti or loincloth, which the men supplement with a short jacket, the women with a long scarf draped round the figure or with a long clinging robe.
 
 

How would you define loincloth? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus

Words near loincloth in the dictionary