Definition of Begums

1. Noun. (plural of begum) ¹



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Definition of Begums

1. begum [n] - See also: begum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begums

beguilings
beguilt
beguilted
beguilty
beguin
beguinage
beguinages
beguine
beguines
beguins
begulf
begulfed
begulfing
begulfs
begum
begums (current term)
begun
begunk
begunked
begunking
begunks
beguyle
beguyled
beguyling
begyle
begynne
begynnynge
begynnynges
behabitive
behabitives

Literary usage of Begums

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1. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"WVB CLOSING SPEECH AGAINST HASTINGS—THE HOARD OF THE begums OF OUDE (Sheridan's Speech on the Fourth Day, Delivered at the Impeachment Trial before the ..."

2. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"Whether the begums incited Insurrection.—Alleged oppressions of Colonel Han- nay.—The head Eunuchs of the begums tortured.—A present of ten Lacs given to ..."

3. The History of the British Empire in India by Edward Thornton (1842)
"It is true that the treatment of the begums had been severely animadverted upon at home, but Hastings was not in the habit of paying much attention to such ..."

4. My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9 by Sir William Howard Russell (1860)
"Visit to the begums.—Mrs. Orr and Miss Jackson.—Frightful wounds of poor Bankes.—The camp of the Seventh Hussars.—Sir James Outram and Lord Canning. ..."

5. Life and Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, First Earl of Minto, from 1751 to by Gilbert Elliot Minto (1874)
"On the 7th Sheridan made a magnificent oration respecting the treatment of the begums of Oude, and Sir Gilbert's letters to his wife relate fully the ..."

6. The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King George the by John Adolphus (1841)
"The begums of Oude.—Movements of the British troops. ... Conduct of the begums—their punishment.—Effect of these events on the native powers.—Madras. ..."

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