Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, a torch, usually made of rags wrapped around a rod and fed with oil.
“Mussalchee ` torchbearer 'combines mussal ` torch, usually of oilsoaked rags,' adapted from Hindi masal or mashal, the Hindi version of Arabic mash'al, and Turkic - ci (or chi, ji), a suffix denoting an agent.”
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