Definition of Memsahibs

1. Noun. (plural of memsahib) ¹



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Definition of Memsahibs

1. memsahib [n] - See also: memsahib

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Memsahibs

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memory stick
memory trace
memoryless
memorylessness
memos
memosphere
memotine hydrochloride
memristance
memristances
memristive
memristor
memristors
mems
memsahib
memsahibs (current term)
men
men's
men's furnishings
men's men
men's room
men's rooms
men's studies
men-about-town
men-at-arms
men-in-the-middle
men-of-war
men-stealer
men-stealers
men Friday

Literary usage of Memsahibs

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1. Camps, Quarters and Casual Places by Archibald Forbes (1896)
"The Nana ordered the sahibs to be separated from the memsahibs, and shot by the 1st ... Then,' said one of the memsahibs, ' I will not leave my husband. ..."

2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"All the memsahibs, who are very beautiful, look at us, ... are like the memsahibs in our country. In this city there are a hundred dances every night. ..."

3. From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"All the mem- sahibs, who are very beautiful, look at us, but we do not understand their talk. These memsahibs are like the ..."

4. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1898)
"As we passed through the long street or bazaar little groups of natives had assembled to stare at the two memsahibs who were going to ride through ..."

5. The Phantom 'rickshaw: And Other Tales by Rudyard Kipling (1890)
"... Majesty the King, " to hug memsahibs wiv rings in veir ears. I will amember." He never repeated the experiment. ..."

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