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  • Jelick — ( tr. yelek) is the bodice or vest of a Turkish woman s dress. Jelick is typically a sleeveless and collarless garment and usually has small pockets on the sides. Traditional jelicks are generally embroidered and made out of silk cloth as well as …   Wikipedia

  • jelick — noun /ˈdʒɛlɪk,ˈjɛlɪk/ The bodice of women or vest of men worn in the Ottoman Empire. She wore two jelicks one was of pale yellow; / Of azure, pink, and white was her chemise / Neath which her breast heaved like a little billow [...] …   Wiktionary

  • jelick — ˈyelik noun ( s) Etymology: Turkish yelek : the bodice or vest of a Turkish woman s dress …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of English words of Turkic origin — This is a list of words that have entered into the English language from the Turkic languages. Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the Ottoman Empire. There are some Turkic words as well, most of them entered English via the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gilet — (French gilet , from Spanish gileco or chaleco , ultimately from Turkish yelek ) is a sleeveless jacket resembling a waistcoat or blouse. [ [http://unabridged.merriam bin/unabridged?va=gilet Merriam Webster Unabridged Gilet entry] …   Wikipedia

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