Definition of Khansamas
1. khansama [n] - See also: khansama
Lexicographical Neighbors of Khansamas
khansamas (current term)
Literary usage of Khansamas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pamirs: Being a Narrative of a Year's Expedition on Horseback and on by Charles Adolphus Murray Dunmore (1893)
"... khansamas, etc., are the biggest thieves, liars, and rogues out. I am sending back all my servants as a lazy useless thieving lot; there is not one to ..."
2. Three Years in Europe, 1868 to 1871: With an Account of Subsequent Visits to by Romesh Chunder Dutt (1896)
"... disobedience and impertinence of Ay as and khansamas. But both the Hindu matron and the Mem Saheb would, I fancy, liave more patience with the state of ..."
3. North Punjab Fishing Club Anglers' Handbook by George H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club (1888)
"There are dak bungalows with khansamas at every march. Good sites for tents down the river from ..."
4. L'Inde contemporaine et le mouvement national by Ernest Piriou (1905)
"... travaillant avec la régularité lente des Asiatiques, sous les ondes fraîches des hélices aériennes, tandis que les khansamas, chamarrés et brodés, ..."