Definition of Saiyids
1. saiyid [n] - See also: saiyid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Saiyids
saiyids (current term)
Literary usage of Saiyids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohamedan Gentleman: And His Transactions with by Lutfullah, Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1863)
"... X. False alarms—Shir Mohamed—Three officers burnt to death— The Amirs accept the Treaty—The army marches for Shikarpur—Nadir Shah and the saiyids of ..."
2. A Handbook of the Fighting Races of India by P. D. Bonarjee (1899)
"They are also classified accordingly to the locality from which they originally came, vis., as Baghdadi saiyids from Baghdad, ..."
3. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"Two Moghul brothers, known as the two saiyids. or descendants of the prophet, ... The two saiyids were men of some standing. One was the governor of Patna, ..."
4. A Short History of India and of the Frontier States of Afghanistan, Nipal by James Talboys Wheeler (1884)
"By their help, a force was collected, and the two saiyids began to march to ... The cause of Farrukh Siyar triumphed; and the two saiyids conducted him to ..."
5. The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period by Henry Miers Elliot, John Dowson (1877)
"When the Mughals fired their guns, a great number of the saiyids were killed; but Saifu-d din 'All Khan, with a few other ..."
6. India and the Frontier States of Afghanistan, Nipal and Burma by James Talboys Wheeler, Edgar Saltus (1899)
"Two Moghul brothers, known as the two saiyids, or descendants of the prophet, ... The two saiyids were men of some standing. One was the governor of Patna, ..."