handkerchief or headcloth; silk or cotton fabric

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  • Romal — A silk fabric made in India from native silk. Plain weave, about 72 ends and 72 picks per inch, and 120 to 150 denier yarns. Used for dress purposes and handkerchiefs. A bordered cotton handkerchief made from blue and white yarns about 48 ends… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Romal — A Romal (pronounced ro MAHL), is a type of long quirt attached to the end of a set of closed reins that are connected to the bridle of a horse. It is not to be used to strike a horse, but rather was a tool used to assist in moving cattle.A romal… …   Wikipedia

  • romal — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ro mal) s. m. Sorte d étoffe de soie pure. •   Les romals et autres tissus similaires présentant simplement des raies, des losanges ou des carreaux, doivent donc être classés parmi les étoffes unies, Douanes,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • romal — ro·mal …   English syllables

  • romal —   n. silk or cotton fabric; handkerchief of this …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • romal — I. rəˈmal noun ( s) Etymology: modification of Mexican Spanish ramal, from Spanish strand of rope, from rama branch more at ramada : a thong usually braided and divided into two lashes and attached to the saddle or reins for use as a quirt II.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Romal Amanov — is Azaerbaidjani boxer who won silver at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships at lightweight.In the semis the southpaw beat one of the favorites Domenico Valentino 29:22He lost the final to lanky Cuban Yordenis Ugas 28:42.2006 on 10th… …   Wikipedia

  • Romal H'chief — (India) See Rumals …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Shop Romal — A cotton handkerchief woven in various colours in the Madras Presidency …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Quirt — A quirt is attached to the end of a set of romal reins A quirt is a forked …   Wikipedia

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