karakul karakul

Definition(s):

  • (n) hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Wearing a jaunty karakul cap, a trimly tailored frock coat and a 500-watt smile, the camel driver accepted the onslaught of press and public with the nonchalance of a Mogul prince.
  2. But diamonds, minerals, karakul pelts and farm products make it a valuable property.
  3. Thus schooled, George Papashvily, penniless and wearing a karakul hat, arrived in New York, having traveled steerage on a Greek freighter.

News

  1. ‘El Castillo’ changes hands for $19.8 million

    A Delaware-based entity has paid a recorded $19.8 million for El Castillo, James “Jim” Held and Kenn Karakul’s landmarked house in the Estate Section. Citing confidentiality agreements, none of the parties involved would discuss specifics about the deal for 4 El Bravo Way or who is behind Jan Holdings LLC, the limited liability company that bought the seven-bedroom house.But the buyer is linked ...
    on February 20, 2014     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

  2. Hunter sues in Reno over alleged fraudulent big-game hunt

    This December 2012 photo shows Rick Vukasin, 65, of Great Falls, Mont., posing with a rare argali sheep known as the 'Marco Polo' that he shot in the Pamir mountains of northeast Tajikistan near Karakul Lake along the Chinese border.
    on February 17, 2014     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. Hunter sues, alleging fraudulent big game hunt- Danish zoo says no plans to kill healthy giraffe

    This Dec. 2012 photo provided by Rick Vukasin shows Vukasin, 65, of Great Falls, Mont., posing with a rare argali sheep known as the "Marco Polo'' that he shot in the Pamir mountains of northeast Tajikistan near Karakul Lake along the Chinese border.
    on February 16, 2014     Source: Fox News

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