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- n. Archaic form of Bengali.
- proper n. Archaic form of Bengali.
- adj. Archaic form of Bengali.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The language spoken in Bengal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Bengali.
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Till Feb. 1910 lived at house of his uncle Krishna Kumar Mitra at 6, College Square, Calcutta. 14th May - A letter at Bengalee, Calcutta. 30th May - Famous speech at Uttarpara.
The Oxford English Dictionary traces "Hindooism" to an 1829 reference in the Bengalee, Vol 43, and also refers to an 1858 usage by the German Indologist Max Müller.
That gentleman would not let the Bengalee rest until he had executed his promise of having a home for Amelia and his father.
Jos was seated at that moment on deck under the awning, and pretty nearly opposite to the Earl of Bareacres and his family, whose proceedings absorbed the Bengalee almost entirely.
It was no virtue or merit in Nadgett that he transacted all his Anglo – Bengalee business secretly and in the closest confidence; for he was born to be a secret.
Director, takes the liberty of inviting your attention to the accompanying statement of the advantages offered by the Anglo – Bengalee
The end of it was, that Mr Pecksniff agreed to become the last partner and proprietor in the Anglo – Bengalee, and made an appointment to dine with Mr Montague, at Salisbury, on the next day but one, then and there to complete the negotiation.
There was among them the same effeminate fear of capture and the same heroic fortitude when death seemed inevitable, that Clive and Hastings found in the Bengalee.
But what will surprise you most is -- that, although a child of pure English blood, she speaks very little English; but more Bengalee than perhaps you will find it convenient to construe.
-- Under this name are imported into this country the dried foliaceous tops of a strongly odoriferous labiate plant, growing three feet high in India and China, called in Bengalee and Hindu, _pucha pat_.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.