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  • n  a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors

  • Thereupon, his patience unexhausted, he gathered up his burnoose, and with appropriate words, since the mountain would not come to him, he went to the mountain.
  • Savaris and Spahis wearing the bright colored burnoose curbed their desert steeds upon the cobblestones of Rome.
  • No more romantic figure emerged from World War I than the shadowy desert raider in flowing white burnoose known as Lawrence of Arabia.

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