Definition of Khilats
1. khilat [n] - See also: khilat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khilats
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Literary usage of Khilats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Under the Absolute Amir by Frank A. Martin (1907)
"Many tailors are constantly kept at work in Kabul making khilats, which are given to any one whom the Amir desires to honour, and some of the ..."
2. A History of Persia from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to the Year by Robert Grant Watson (1866)
"It is the custom in Persia for those who are honoured by being made the recipients of royal khilats to show respect to the Shah by making an ..."
3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"khilats or presents were distributed, which were regarded as a confirmation of their ... On this occasion, khilats were distributed to the amount of Rs. ..."
4. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo, Henry Yule, Henri Cordier (1903)
"The custom of presenting khilats is still observed in Central Asia and Persia. I cannot learn from any other authority that the Mongols ever wore turbans. ..."
5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1884)
"... that they considered themselves independent of his authority, and had accepted his former overtures, in the shape of khilats (dresses of honour, &c. ..."