Definition of Munshi

1. an Indian secretary [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Munshi

muniting
munition
munitioned
munitioning
munitions
munitions industry
munity
munj
munja
munjeet
munjeets
munjistin
munnion
munnions
muns
munshi (current term)
munshis
munster
munsters
munt
munted
munter
munters
muntin
munting
muntings
muntins
muntjac
muntjack
muntjacks

Literary usage of Munshi

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

1. Narratives of the mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the journey of by George Bogle, Clements R. Markham, Thomas Manning (1876)
"exclaimed my munshi, in great surprise. " Why," said I (affecting great coolness, and speaking in a tone as if I was telling him a story he was unacquainted ..."

2. Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohamedan Gentleman and His Transactions with by Lutfullah, Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1858)
"... at Dharampur — My sojourn there — Sudden dismissal — The night march—The tiger's spring—Sir John Malcolm—No refusing a great man—I become munshi to the ..."

3. The Pamirs: Being a Narrative of a Year's Expedition on Horseback and on by Charles Adolphus Murray Dunmore (1893)
"... Vale of Kashmir—munshi Bagh — Captain Trench, Assistant Resident — City of Srinagar — Emperor Akbar—Origin of East India Company. ..."

4. Life in the mission, the camp and the zenáná; or, Six years in India by Helen Mackenzie, Colin Mackenzie (1854)
"... Legends—Alta Muhammad on Fasting—Regimental Bazar —Tacts—Official Delays—First Death in the Regiment —munshi and Monasteries—"Son of Fowl"—Influence of ..."

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