Definition of Nautches

1. Noun. (plural of nautch) ¹



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Definition of Nautches

1. nautch [n] - See also: nautch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nautches

nauseating
nauseatingly
nauseatingness
nauseation
nauseations
nauseative
nauseous
nauseously
nauseousness
nauseousnesses
nauseæ
naut mi
nautch
nautch dance
nautch girl
nautches (current term)
nauther
nautic
nautical
nautical chain
nautical linear unit
nautical mile
nautical miles
nautical signal flag
nautical twilight
nautically
nautics
nautiform
nautili
nautiliform

Literary usage of Nautches

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1. Christianity in India: An Historical Narrative by John William Kaye (1859)
"... duelling—Female society—nautches—The Press, WHILST during the last quarter of the eighteenth century Schwartz and Gericke and Kohloff were labouring ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1846)
"The more respectable portion of the British community, scrupulously abstain from attending the nautches, which even in our recollection were graced by the ..."

3. My Pilgrimage to the Wise Men of the East by Moncure Daniel Conway (1906)
"Whenever a temple or shrine was passed the five nautches danced before their goddess. The march of the procession was to the beating of ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1905)
"Bands of nautches are considered necessary appurtenances of the courts of native Hindu princes, although they are never found in the palaces of Mohammedans. ..."

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