Definition of caftan :
1. 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.
2. To clothe with a caftan.
clothing (part of speech: noun)
frock, pull-over, chemise, clothes, hat, housecoat, mackintosh, bowler, shawl, pinafore, halter, costume, cape, wrapper, smock, beret, fez, panties, wrap, boot, chapeau, bathrobe, overcoat, sarong, doublet, garment, raiment, parka, evening gown, gown, bonnet, poncho, corset, fedora, sari, coat, greatcoat, array, scarf, pea coat, blouse, duds, slicker, kilt, shorts, pillbox, burnoose, tuxedo, raincoat, vesture, Afghan, pants, windbreaker, shirt, sweat shirt, trench coat, v-neck, vestment, pyjamas, dinner jacket, trousers, jacket, dressing gown, crinoline, shoes, kimono, homburg, smoking jacket, blue jeans, Stetson, dress, brassiere, stockings, fur, turtle-neck, slacks, camisole, Jersey, trimming, petticoat, footgear, sweater, ensemble, t-shirt, skirt, suit, topcoat, robe, apparel, clothing, garb, sports coat, cloak, nightgown, blazer, outfit, pajamas, jumper, attire, ulster, habit, sweat suit, tunic, headdress
- The host received us near the entrance, holding a lantern beneath the skirt of his caftan, and led us into a room, small but prettily clean, lit by a loutchina. - "The Daughter of the Commandant", Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.
- Ali Pasha took the box and when he had cut the string, broken the seal and raised the cover, there fell out on his caftan a dried- up grey pig's tail, the most fearful insult, the most horrible disgrace, a man can offer a Turk. - "The Golden Age in Transylvania", MÃ³r JÃ³kai.
- The insurgents speedily found him, dragged him mid curses and blows into the palace, dressed him in a pastrycook's caftan in mockery, and taunted him as to his birth. - "Claimants to Royalty", John H. Ingram.