Definition of Bhistie
1. bheesty [n -S] - See also: bheesty
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Literary usage of Bhistie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletins and Other State Intelligence Compiled and Arranged from the (1880)
"72nd Highlanders—2 British officers, 1 sergeant, 1 drummer, 13 rank and file, killed ; 3 British officers, 2 drummers, 20 rank and file, 1 bhistie, wounded. ..."
2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1902)
"Oho bhistie!" he called to the water-carrier, sluicing the crotons by the Museum. ... said the bhistie, laughing. " Is one skinful enough for such a pair ? ..."
3. India's Women: The Magazine of the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society by Church of England Zenana Missionary Society (1894)
"The bhistie and his goat-skin have gone now, but who is this smart man in green clothing arid a brilliant ..."
4. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1901)
"Ohe" bhistie!' he called to the water-carrier, sluicing the crotons by the Museum. ' Give water here. We men are thirsty.' ' We men! ..."
5. The Lancet (1898)
"... introduced into cantonments so as to enable the troops to get their supply direct from tape instead of through the medium of the bhistie as at present. ..."