Definition of Bayadeers
1. bayadeer [n] - See also: bayadeer
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Literary usage of Bayadeers
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1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"In niany countries it is practiced, as a part of the temple services, by professionals only, as the bayadeers of India; or by fanatics, as the dervishes of ..."
2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"In India ut sacred writings mention the bayadeers, or dancing girls, whose performances ill indispensable in religious and social fes- ul whose style of ..."
3. Sociology Based Upon Ethnography by Charles Létourneau, Henry Merivale Trollope, Charles Jean Marie Letourneau (1893)
"Each pagoda had its bayadeers, brought up to their profession from their infancy, by means of a methodical and constant training, and these women were hired ..."
4. Egyptian Antiquities by British Museum Dept. of Egyptian Antiquities, George Long (1846)
"... not unlike the bayadeers of India. Rosellini has also given a set of portraits of the Ptolemaic kings and queens of Egypt from the monuments, ..."
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