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Hijab generally refers tae clothing such as the veil an the heidscarf, worn bi Muslim weemen as a seembol o modesty, but Muslim men an aa observe seemilar staundarts through modest dress.

A hijab or ḥijāb (/hɪˈɑːb/, /hɪˈæb/, /ˈhɪ.æb/ or /hɛˈɑːb/;[1][2][3][4] Arabic: حجاب‎, pronounced [ħiˈdʒæːb] or [ħiˈɡæːb]) is a veil that covers the heid an chest, which is pairticularly worn bi a Muslim woman beyond the age o puberty in the presence o adult males ootside o thair immediate faimily an, accordin tae some interpretations, in the presence o adult non-Muslim females ootside o thair immediate faimily.

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  2. "Hijab – Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". Merriam-webster.com. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  3. "hijab noun – definition in British English Dictionary & Thesaurus – Cambridge Dictionary Online". Dictionary.cambridge.org. 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  4. "Definition of hijab". Collins English Dictionary. Retrieved 2013-04-20.