American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Archaic Variant of Hindu.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See Hindu, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A native inhabitant of Hindostan. As an ethnical term it is confined to the Dravidian and Aryan races; as a religious name it is restricted to followers of the Veda.
- n. a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
- n. a person who adheres to Hinduism
- adj. of or relating to or supporting Hinduism
“Signature YY of 'A treatise on the form and material of the sickle used by the Welsh Druids in cutting the mistletoe, 'being a series of quotations in Arabic, Hindoo, Greek, German, and Gaelic, cemented together by thin lines of English.”
“There are three principal gods, who compose what is called the Hindoo triad.”
“Another thing, try to get them to remember that when they are dealing with Japan it has nothing whatever to do with the Chinese question or with the question commonly called the Hindoo question - although I do not think there is a Hindoo in it the question of India and the Sikhs from there.”
“A Hindoo is a Hindoo and a brother to the man who knows his vernacular.”
“On the road home Fritz continued these demonstrations -- springing against the legs of the shikaree so as occasionally to impede his progress, evidently convinced -- either from his own observation or from the respect which he saw the others were paying him -- that the Hindoo was the hero of the day!”
“Cow Adumbla, 'licking the rime from the rocks,' has a kind of Hindoo look.”
“Records at Guyett's Funerals show that he was cremated on June 10, 1947, and his religion has been given as "Hindoo".”
“Awaiting, therefore, the conclusion of the ceremonies of approach, upon which he always insisted and which were shortly to be rendered so absurd, the prince at last, calling the Hindoo by name, demanded the occasion of his presence.”
“Hindoo", combined with Greek, Roman, Chinese, Gothick or Mughal forms – rendered in brick, stone, playful stucco or newfangled cast iron – were used to create previously unknown wonders such as John Nash's Brighton Royal Pavilion of 1815-21.”
“There was a Hindoo idol, an Irishman, and a Scotsman, and they sat down for dinner in a restaurant in Calcutta.”
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