Definition of Sepoys
1. Noun. (plural of sepoy) ¹
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Definition of Sepoys
1. sepoy [n] - See also: sepoy
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Literary usage of Sepoys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858: Commencing from the Close of the by George Bruce Malleson (1878)
""We saw scarcely anyone about, everything looked as it had done for days past; but as we were returning, we passed several parties of sepoys, none of whom ..."
2. Himalayan journals; or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"... ditto—Lepcha sepoys—Proceedings at ... of rhododendron leaf—Woodcock—Chola pass—Tibet guard and sepoys— ... Arrival of Sikkim sepoys—Their conduct—Meet ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1805)
"Killed—1 lieutenant, 1 drummer, 5 sepoys.—Wounded—9 sepoys. ... Wounded—2 lieutenants, l havildar, 1 naik, 18 sepoys—Total killed and wounded ..."
4. Despatches, Correspondence, and Memoranda of Field Marshall Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1867)
"Colonel Cartwright, who very properly explained to the sepoys the difference between ... They, the sepoys, were permanently in the service, and enjoyed many ..."
5. A History of the Sikhs: From the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1918)
"The sepoys refused to proceed to Sind, and the Sikhs watched the progress of the mutiny with a pleased surprise. It was new to them to see these renowned ..."
6. A History of the Sikhs, from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1918)
"The sepoys refused to proceed to Sind ... by the good example of the irregular cavalry, and by the returning sense of obedience of the sepoys themselves. ..."
7. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... and ox were selected by the Egyptians, in consequence of their utility in the tillage of the land; * I'ide Plate 35. a. Part 2. fig. 1. f Had the sepoys ..."