Definition of Bayadeers

1. bayadeer [n] - See also: bayadeer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bayadeers

bay platforms
bay region
bay rum
bay salt
bay scallop
bay sore
bay tree
bay willow
bay window
bay windows
bay wreath
bay yarn
bay yarns
baya
bayadeer
bayadeers (current term)
bayadere
bayaderes
bayamo
bayamos
bayan
bayanist
bayanists
bayans
bayard
bayardly
bayards
bayat
bayatte
bayberries

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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