khaki definition

  • noun:
    • A light olive brown to reasonable or light yellowish brown.
    • A sturdy cloth for this color.
    • A uniform manufactured from this fabric.
    • A dull, yellowish-brown color, along with of dust.
    • Khaki green, a dull green colour.
    • a stronger fabric of wool or cotton, usually useful for army or any other uniforms.
    • A British person (from the color regarding the consistent of Brit troops).
    • any khaki cloth; hence, a uniform of khaki or, rarely, a soldier clad in khaki. In america and Uk armies khaki or cloth of an extremely similar color is nearly solely used for solution on the go.
    • some sort of light-drab or chocolate-colored cloth useful for the uniforms of some East Indian regiments.
    • A soldier clad in khaki.
    • The cause and the policy represented by the khaki-clad military forces operating in South Africa in 1899–1902, and support of the British government in its war policy at that time: as, to vote khaki, that is, to support the government and its measures in carrying on the Boer war.
    • The bonds granted by the Uk government in raising cash to continue the Boer war.
    • a sturdy twilled fabric of a yellowish brown shade used specifically for military uniforms
  • adjective:
    • Dust-coloured; for the colour of dirt.
    • Of a dull brownish-yellow, or dull shade; -- applied to cloth, originally to a stout brown cotton fabric, found in making uniforms in Anglo-Indian army.
    • of a yellowish brown color
  • others:
    • Dustcolored or claycolored: used from Hindu usage.
    • manufactured from the cloth referred to as khaki (without direct mention of the shade).

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