Definition of dolman
1 : a long robe with sleeves worn by Turks
2a : a woman's wrap like a cape in vogue in the 19th century with wide sleeves cut in one piece with the body b : a woman's coat or jacket with similarly wide sleeves
3 [German, from Turkish dolama] : a short jacket distinctive of many hussar uniforms usually worn slung across one shoulder and fastened with a cord or chain
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Origin and Etymology of dolman
alteration of earlier doliman, from French, from Turkish dolama, literally, act of winding, from dolamak to wind
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