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Khilat & Calpack
From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon


“It was a lean, wiry man, young, with an ermine-edged khilat, a fur calpack, and silver-heeled boots.”

-The Daughter of Erlik Khan

(ˈkɪlʌt)

noun

India and the Middle East, ceremonial robe given to someone by a superior as a mark of honour

cal•pac

or cal•pack also kal•pac (kăl′păk′, kăl-păk′)

noun

A large black cap, most often of sheepskin or felt, worn in Turkey, the Caucasus, Iran, and Central Asia.

ORIGIN

Ottoman Turkish qalpāq; related to Tatar and Uyghur qalpaq, perhaps from an Iranian source such as Middle Persian kulāfak, cap, diminutive of kulāf, hat.

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