Definition of Shikars

1. Noun. (plural of shikar) ¹



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Definition of Shikars

1. shikar [v] - See also: shikar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shikars

shigellosis
shigram
shigrams
shihon-bashira
shiitake
shiitake mushroom
shiitakes
shijo
shikar
shikaree
shikarees
shikari
shikaris
shikarred
shikarring
shikars (current term)
shikimate
shikimate dehydrogenase
shikimate kinase
shikimates
shikimic
shikimic acid
shikimic acid pathway
shikiri
shikiri-sen
shikkaree
shikkarees
shikker
shikkers
shiko

Literary usage of Shikars

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1. Across Coveted Lands: Or, A Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1903)
"The Beluch shikars who were with him refused to go on and sat down for half an hour waiting for the evil ..."

2. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"Mr. W. Elliot says, " they are taught always to single out the buck, which is generally the last in the herd ; the meer-shikars are unwilling to slip till ..."

3. The Birds of India: Being a Natural History of All the Birds Known to by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1862)
"... when 1 sent my Meer Shikar there for that purpose. It is stated to be a migratory bird, only found occasionally. It is known to the Telugu Meer shikars, ..."

4. Afoot Through the Kashmir Valleys by Marion Doughty (1901)
"... for several days I eschewed long expeditions and gave my gracious permission to all the various sellers who passed in their swift little shikars to ..."

5. The Secrets of a Kuttite: An Authentic Story of Kut, Adventures in Captivity by Edward Opotiki Mousley (1921)
"... who catalogues the books and shikars every one a moment overdue, caused us infinite delight months ago by placing in the library most of Kipling's works ..."

6. The Ain i Akbari by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, Henry Blochmann, Henry Sullivan Jarrett (1873)
"His Majesty rewards the Mir shikars (superintendents of the chase) according to their ranks, with suitable presents. There are also fixed donations for each ..."

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