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  •  Actually it IS defined (0+ / 0-)

    Loose clothing which hides the lines of the body, plus a head covering, for BOTH sexes. The abayeh and chador came about much alter--and the face veil was borrowed from Persian (Zoroastrian) and Byzantine (Christian) women. The overclothign is cultural.

    The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

    by irishwitch on Wed Jul 11, 2007 at 10:39:42 AM PDT

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