Definition of Shikaree

1. n. A sportsman; esp., a native hunter.



Definition of Shikaree

1. Noun. (dated form of shikari) ¹

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Definition of Shikaree

1. a big game hunter [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shikaree

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shigella flexneri
shigella sonnei
shigellae
shigellas
shigelloses
shigellosis
shigram
shigrams
shihon-bashira
shiitake
shiitake mushroom
shiitakes
shijo
shikar
shikaree (current term)
shikarees
shikari
shikaris
shikarred
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shikimate
shikimate dehydrogenase
shikimate kinase
shikimates
shikimic
shikimic acid
shikimic acid pathway
shikiri

Literary usage of Shikaree

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Shikar (Anglo-Indian), shooting and hunting game. Sport and game. shikaree, a native or European sportsman, or professional killer of game. ..."

2. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"The Author's Status as a shikaree.—Death of a Bull Bison.— Skinning Under Difficulties.—Instinct of Self-preservation in Monkeys. —Jungle Fever. ..."

3. Sport and Adventure in the Indian Jungle by A. Mervyn Smith (1904)
"MY shikaree FRIENDS. I.—PANDU THE GOND. How little do we know of India even after a hundred and fifty years' occupation of the country ! ..."

4. The Rifle in Cashmere: A Narrative of Shooting Expeditions in Ladak by Arthur Brinckman (1862)
"... CHAPTER I. Hill and Plain Shooting—Sport in Cashmere—Cashmere Servants —Cashmere shikaree—Snake spoils a Stalk—Start for Ladak —A Bobbery ..."

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