Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A famous diamond, surrendered to the British crown on the annexation of the Punjab. According to Hindu legends, it was found in a Golconda mine, and has been the property of various Hindu and Persian rulers.

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Examples

  • I'm going to stick a kohinoor in the end of the broom handle.

    Bill Arp from the uncivil war to date, 1861-1903,

  • He dealt in that for which he had no use; and the American bartender today who wears his kohinoor and draws the pay of a bank cashier is one who "never touches a drop of anything."

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7 Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Orators

  • Ts'in, Prince of, offers fifteen cities for a kohinoor, 98

    The Awakening of China

  • IMDR is already gone ... puys how is kohinoor n ISBM? thank u in advanceRe: Pune ... which colleges to apply ...

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  • IMDR is already gone ... puys how is kohinoor n ISBM? thank u in advance

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  • a kohinoor, a jewel belonging to the Prince of Chao (not Chou).

    The Awakening of China

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