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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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kaftankaf‧tan /ˈkæftæn $ kæfˈtæn/ noun [countable]  DCCanother spelling of caftan
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kaftanPhilippa's physique was remarkably similar to Duke's, although, unlike Duke, Philippa was wearing a kaftan.At the Met in New York, he took curtain calls wearing a beaded gold kaftan.They formed a queue outside the cinema, pockets of greasy overcoats and grubby kaftans bulging with flagons.And shawls, kaftans, kimonos, I've worn them all and felt I wasn't quite the thing.Dressed this evening in a stunning kaftan, oblivious to the damage wrought upon his kitchen, he was definitely on form.
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