the bread winner vocabulary chapter 1-3
Terms in this set (15)
A piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders.
An Afghan army that took control of the capital of Kabul in September 1966.
To command (someone) not to do something.
Item sold for money.
A long, tent-like garment worn by women. It covers the entire body and has a narrow mesh screen over the eyes.
A narrow mattress used in many Afghan homes instead of chairs or beds.
Goods usually of considerable value taken in war; stolen goods.
Long, loose trousers worn by both men and women.
An explosive mine laid usually just below the surface of the ground.
Offering a pleasant and cordial welcome.
To obscure, or conceal with.
A traditionally Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf of linen, cotton, or silk that is wound around a small cap or directly around the head.
Unable to read or write.
Formal and authoritative order, especially one having the force of law.