Definition of Rumals
1. rumal [n] - See also: rumal
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumals
rumals (current term)
Literary usage of Rumals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"For sale. Three samples gold embroidery. Rs. 24-11 (dank-kd-kdm), exhibited by His Highness the Maharaja of Patiala. For sale. Two rumals (square shawls) by ..."
2. Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing by David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones (1812)
"The plot of this piece is interesting; and it is said to be framed from real i'acts, preserved in the rUmals of a certain noble family in France. ..."
3. The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1911)
"Received from Mr. Duncan Campbell Three Bailes Merchandise, Whereof one he had opened being much damnified by water. . . . Eighty-five ps. Silk rumals and ..."
4. The Foundations of Indian Economics by Radhakamal Mukerjee (1916)
"... some are very decent, but the ladies of the rich and middle classes prefer the Benares fabrics. Ornamental silks, rumals and ..."
5. The Marquis of Dalhousie's Administration of British India by Edwin Arnold (1862)
"The holy goor, or treacle, was not consumed in company; nor a blessing invoked on the " rumals," and the instruments for grave-digging. ..."
6. Travels in India: Including Sinde and the Punhab by Leopold von Orlich (1845)
"When their business was completed, and they were going to return the handkerchiefs, called rumals (with which the Thug strangles his victims), ..."
7. Pen and Pencil Sketches: Being Reminiscences During Eighteen Years by W. H. Florio Hutchisson, John Wilson (1883)
"... whom she supplied with rumals from the rim of her garment, and instructed them how to strangle the demons without bloodshed. ..."