Definition of Caffila

1. n. See Cafila.



Definition of Caffila

1. Noun. (alternative form of cafila) ¹

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Definition of Caffila

1. cafila [n -S] - See also: cafila

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caffila

caffeinelike
caffeines
caffeinic
caffeinism
caffeins
caffeism
caffeisms
caffeoyl
caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase
caffer
caffer cat
caffers
caffetannic acid
caffey disease
caffiene intoxication
caffila (current term)
caffilas
caffled
caffre
caffres
caffs
caffè americano
caffè latte
cafila
cafilas
caftan
caftaned
caftans
caftaric acid
café-chantant

Literary usage of Caffila

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"caffila, a company of merchants or travellers, who join together in order to go with ... The caffila differs from a caravan, at least in Persia ; for the ..."

2. The History of Hindostan by Alexander Dow (1770)
"... to protect the caffila f . But left the ene- Mecca- my ... immediately upon the fall of their chief turned their face to flight ; and the caffila, ..."

3. The English Factories in India, 1618-1621: A Calendar of Documents in the by William Foster (1906)
"The Melick laid the fault of the robbing of the caffila upon ours, because they would not take such waies as they were counselled. ..."

4. The World Displayed, Or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels by Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson, Christopher Smart (1760)
"... rufh out on a caffila or caravan, and while the guards and carriers are fighting, ... he was obliged to travel to Tatta in a caffila of 1500 beads, ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"By the failing of the Goa caffila. " —Sir T. Rot, Hak. Soc. ii. 402.] 1623. ... Л «no 1699, a pretty rieh caffila was robbed by a Band of 4 or 5000 villains ..."

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