bashlyk

noun
bash·​lyk
variants: or less commonly bashlik \ (ˈ)bash¦lik \
plural -s

Definition of bashlyk

: a protective hood with long ends for use as a scarf worn especially by the Russian military

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History and Etymology for bashlyk

Russian bashlyk, from Turkish başlık hood, from baş head

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“Bashlyk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bashlyk. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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