Definitions

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  • n. A traditional position in the administration of India.
  • n. A rank in the British Army in India.
  • n. A rank in the Indian military.

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Examples

  • To gain all this useful information the most obviously complete method was to get inside the fort itself, and this the resourceful subadar determined to do.

    The Story of the Guides

  • With them came also Dilawur, full of zeal and thirsting for knowledge, who artlessly introduced so debatable a subject, that the assembly was thrown into an uproar; and lest worse things might happen unto him, the worthy, but too enquiring, subadar was hustled hastily forth, and requested in future to stick to soldiering, and to avoid bringing his infernal questions to cause discord amongst the chosen of the Prophet.

    The Story of the Guides

  • The reply received was evidently not in favour of extreme measures for the strong arm of the British was notoriously far-reaching, and serious trouble might ensue if the subadar were killed.

    The Story of the Guides

  • "Quite true," answered Dilawur readily; "I was at one time a subadar of the Guides, but I have been many things in my time, and now I am a mullah."

    The Story of the Guides

  • The story of Dilawur Khan, subadar of the Guides, is one which kindles many a kindly memory of the rough brave fellows who, under a sprinkling of English officers, upheld British supremacy on the

    The Story of the Guides

  • It is not always that the best laid plans succeed without a hitch, but the fortune of war was on this occasion entirely kind to the British cause, and the bold game played by subadar

    The Story of the Guides

  • The Commandant laughed heartily at this blunt pleasantry, and partly out of good nature, and partly to avoid all blame should the prisoners escape, agreed to the proposal of the diplomatic subadar.

    The Story of the Guides

  • The subadar major stuck to Lieutenant Cassells, and it is to him the lieutenant owes his life.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War

  • Two officers, the subadar major, by name Mangol Singh, and three or four

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War

  • The subadar major seized Lieutenant Cassells, who was covered with blood and unable to stand, but anxious to remain in the firing line.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War

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  • Indian soldier

    February 7, 2007