Definition of Sowars
1. sowar [n] - See also: sowar
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sowars
Literary usage of Sowars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9 by William Howard Russell (1860)
"A little piece of foresight.—Intense pitiless heat.—The enemy's artillery practice.—Fainting or dead soldiers.—Stripped to the shirt.—Charge of sowars. ..."
2. From Calcutta to Pekin: Being Notes Taken from the Journal of an Officer by John Hart Dunne (1861)
"The bodies are supposed to be those of the latter, Anderson, Bowlby, and some sowars; and their names in Chinese are on the coffins. ..."
3. A Widow's Reminiscences of the Siege of Lucknow by Katherine Mary Bartrum (1858)
"... at the neighbouring Station of Fyzabad —Letter of 30th May—Alarm at Gonda—Police sowars shew signs of rising—Small chance of Escape—Ladies ordered to be ..."