Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A province or district.
  • n. The Government, the State.
  • n. A native house servant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sircar.

Etymologies

From Urdu سركار, from Persian سر (sar, "head") + كار (kār, "agent, doer"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The arrficers the sirkar sent us are men of faith who have made no trouble with our women.

    In The Time Of Light

  • And the sirkar said at once that there was both cholera and bubonic plague, and he must go home!

    In The Time Of Light

  • And I have never neglected to tell the sirkar sufficient of what men have told me, to keep the sirkar pleased with me!

    In The Time Of Light

  • "But I heard say that the sirkar has offered pardons to all deserters who return."

    In The Time Of Light

  • No sirkar ever doubted less than she, and the suggestions in King's little homily did not please her.

    In The Time Of Light

  • "D'you know, Princess, what has kept the sirkar from really believing in Khinjan Caves?"

    In The Time Of Light

  • A million dynamite bombs was a big haul for the sirkar!

    In The Time Of Light

  • The sirkar sent him to see me dance, and he stayed to hear me talk.

    In The Time Of Light

  • If he had been done to death in the Khyber, the sirkar would have known it in a matter of hours.

    In The Time Of Light

  • The sirkar knows how much of everything goes up the Khyber.

    In The Time Of Light

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