Definition of Kamis
1. camise [n -ES] - See also: camise
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamis
Literary usage of Kamis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Illustrated Magazine of Art (1854)
"No mere mortal dare address her directly in prayer, but must do so through the medium of certain inferior kamis, who, on this account, are called Sjo-yo-iin ..."
2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... as true and living images of their kamis or gods, as kamis ... that all the other kamis or gods of the country are under an obligation to ..."
3. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan in the Years by Laurence Oliphant (1859)
"kingdom of the kamis, that is to say of Xim, which is the principle of everything. The welfare of the Government, which has been established from the ..."
4. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton, Isabel Burton (1893)
"The body dress is simply a kamis or cotton shirt: tight sleeved, ... Over the kamis is thrown a long- skirted and short-sleeved cloak of camel's hair, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"This is like the kamis of the man, already described; it has full sleeves, is open at the front, which is embroidered, and reaches to the knee or lower. ..."