Definition of Lingams

1. Noun. (plural of lingam) ¹



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Definition of Lingams

1. lingam [n] - See also: lingam

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingams

linestrengths
lineswoman
lineswomen
lineup
lineups
linewidth
linewidths
linework
liney
linezolid
ling
ling-bird
ling ko
linga
lingams (current term)
lingas
lingberries
lingberry
lingchi
lingcod
lingcods
lingel
lingels
lingenberries
lingenberry
lingence
lingences
linger
linger over

Literary usage of Lingams

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Hindu Law of Endowments by Prannath Saraswati (1897)
"Animal products used for making images, 42; Images and lingams made of fragrant substances, 43;— of flowers, 44; other materials for lingams ..."

2. Report of a Tour in the Gorakhpur District in 1875-76 and 1876-77 by A. C. L. Carlleyle (1883)
"It would really seem as if some old Raja must have gone quite lingam-maA, and spent all his money in making huge black-stone lingams ! ..."

3. Researches Into the Nature and Affinity of Ancient and Hindu Mythology by Vans Kennedy (1831)
"Each of these lingams, also, has an inferior one dependent upon it, ... Besides these there are many other principal lingams, the worship of which insures ..."

4. Faiths of Man: A Cyclopædia of Religions by James George Roche Forlong (1906)
"Indian lingams are of all sizes and shapes, the four commonest being: (1) the Human, (2) the Horse, ... In the Buddhist age lingams were disguised as ..."

5. Lectures on India by Caleb Wright (1851)
"Having heard these words, Gautama first circumambulated the holy mountain ; and afterwards, as directed, formed the earthen lingams, in order that he ..."

6. A progressive grammar of the Telugu language by Albert Henry Arden (1873)
"... and means—the country of the three lingams, (from the Sanscrit tri three, and lingo, the emblem of Siva). There is a tradition that the God Siva, ..."

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