Definition of Khansama

1. an butler in India [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khansama

khamseens
khamsin
khamsins
khan
khana
khanas
khanate
khanates
khanda
khanga
khangas
khanjar
khanjars
khans
khansama (current term)
khansamah
khansamahs
khansamas
khanum
khanums
khaph
khaphs
kharaelakhite
kharif
kharifs
khat
khatchkar
khatris
khats

Literary usage of Khansama

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1. Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Henry Sleeman (1844)
"Yes, khansama, and his stomach is now become very delicate, and could not stand anything ... Well, khansama, then he has taken a fancy to a roasted mare" ..."

2. The Weekly Reporter by David Sutherland, India High Court (Calcutta, India), Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1892)
"... by him) the arrest of the men who were supposed to have beaten the khansama in the employ of Captain Browne, whose servants the prisoners also are. ..."

3. Behramji M. Malabari; a Biographical Sketch by Dayaram Gidumal (1888)
"I have never known a young khansama in these parts. ... The khansama had a large family of children and grand-children, all ready to serve ; but he kept a ..."

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