Definition of Kamis

1. camise [n -ES] - See also: camise



Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamis

kamencheh
kamenchehs
kamerad
kameraded
kamerads
kames
kamichi
kamichis
kamik
kamikaze
kamikazes
kamiks
kamila
kamilas
kamiokite
kamis (current term)
kamises
kamishibai
kamitugaite
kamme
kampang
kampangs
kampfite
kampong
kampongs
kamptulicon
kamptulicons
kampung
kampungs
kampylite

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. ..."

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