KAROSS , a cloak made of sheepskin, or the hide .of other animals, with thehair
See also:left on . It is properly confined to the coat of skin without sleeves worn by the
See also:Hottentots and
See also:Bush-men of South Africa . These karosses are now often replaced by a blanket, Their, chiefs wore karosses of the skin of the
See also:wild cat,
See also:leopard or caracal . The word is also loosely applied to the cloaks of leopard-skin worn by the chiefs and
See also:principal men of the Kaffir tribes . Kaross is probably either a genuine Hottentot word, or else an adaptation of the Dutch kuras (Portuguese couraca), a
See also:cuirass .
COUNT ALOYS KAROLYI (1825-1889)
JEAN BAPTISTE ALPHONSE KARR (1808-1890)
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