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  • noun Dated form of Rajput.

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Examples

  • Gwalior _durbar_, meanwhile, presented a scene of mingled tumult and panic -- some of the officers having formed a party hostile to the usurping Khasjee, while the mutinous soldiery loudly clamored against submission; and letters were dispatched to the Rajpoot and Boondela chiefs, soliciting their aid to repel the threatened invasion of the

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844

  • The song that was chanted low by the well of Barrackpore to the maddened Rajpoot, to the dreaming Moor, was fiercely shouted by the well of Cawnpore to a chorus of shrieking women, English wives and mothers, and spluttering of blood-choked babes, and clash of red knives, and drunken shouts of slayers, ruthless and obscene.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

  • Rajpoot shields, Mahratta scimitars, helmets with curtains of steel, rings belonging to Afghan chiefs, and long lances ornamented with white mares 'tails, wielded by the horsemen of Cabul.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • And I reached my house, and looked, and lo! there was sitting at the door a Rajpoot, covered with the desert's dust, and holding by the rein a horse that hung its head, trembling still, and white with foam.

    The Substance of a Dream

  • Baboo, Merchant caste, -- ver-i-good caste, plenty rich, but not so proud Durwan caste; Baboo not have Rajpoot blood, not have i-sharp i-sword, not have musiket.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • Brahminee bulls slain in the streets, and cartridges greased with the fat of cows, and Christian converts indemnified, and property not confiscated for loss of caste, -- and a frightful falling off in the benighting business generally; and the fierce Rajpoot grinds his white teeth, while Asirvadam the Brahmin plots, and plots, and plots.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

  • Bhawulpoor, extending on the left bank nearly from Loodeana to the confluence of the Sutlej with the Indus, have hitherto been almost exempt from British interference; [35] as have also the petty Rajpoot states of Bikaneer, Jesulmeer, &c., which form oases in the desert intervening between Scinde and the provinces more immediately under

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 328, February, 1843

  • The rajahs of Bundelcund are, almost without exception, of Rajpoot lineage, and thus of a different race from their Bundela subjects; but the condition of the country is much the same wherever it is left under the sway of the Hindoo princes, who are exempt even from the partial restraint which the Koran imposes on the despotism of Mahommedan rulers.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 341, March, 1844

  • He was obeyed; but scarcely had a dozen men passed, when the Colonel suddenly sprang forward, seized a tall Rajpoot by the throat, and shouted, in a voice of thunder, "You're the man!"

    Harper's Young People, March 23, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly

  • So when that Rajpoot arrived, he dug exactly as he was told, and found absolutely nothing.

    An Essence of the Dusk, 5th Edition

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