Definition of Lungee
1. lungi [n -S] - See also: lungi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lungee
Literary usage of Lungee
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Voyage to the East Indies: Containing Authentic Accounts of the Mogul by John Henry Grose (1772)
"... of petticoats they wear what they call a lungee, ... From the girdle upwards to the neck they have no covering, but one of the ends of the . lungee ..."
2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... and place their affections on proper objects, and according to the ingenious Queen's conjecture, that drefs of the lungee had its ..."
3. A New Account of the East Indies: Giving an Exact and Copious Description of by Alexander Hamilton (1744)
"... their Loins they have a large lungee or Scarf, ... the Navel a round Bundle made of their lungee, as big as a Child's Head, but Stockings and Shoes arc ..."
4. The British Critic by Robert Nares (1821)
"When he landed he was preceded by his sword-bearer, dressed in a red velvet gown, silk lungee, a large broad-brimmed white hat, ..."
5. The History of Bahawalpur: With Notices of the Adjacent Countries of Sindh by Shahāmat ʻAlī, Shahāmat Álī, Pīr Ibrāhīm K̲h̲ān (1848)
"Men of high class generally use a lungee, or scarf, with embroidered borders, which they throw across their shoulders downward, as well as a large turban, ..."