Definitions

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Vedda.
  • n. Alternative form of Vedda.

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Examples

  • Englishmen, Malays, Dutchmen, and half-caste burghers, and now and then a veiled Arabian woman, or a Veddah, one of the aboriginal inhabitants of the island.

    The Story of Ida Pfeiffer and Her Travels in Many Lands

  • Parsees, Englishmen, Malays, Dutchmen, and half-caste burghers, and now and then a veiled Arabian woman, or a Veddah, one of the aboriginal inhabitants of the island.

    The Story of Ida Pfeiffer

  • But it may safely be said that authors who really tickle their students are extremely rare in England, except as writers for the stage, and surely "The Great Pink Pearl" might have made Timon of Athens shake his sides, or might convert a Veddah to the belief that "there is something to laugh at."

    Lost Leaders

  • The village in which I first tasted this preparation of the sago-nut was a tolerable sample of such places, on the borders of the Veddah country.

    Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

  • It grows in the greatest profusion in the Veddah country.

    Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

  • I recollect some eight years ago crossing the Mahawelli river upon a raft which my coolies had hastily constructed, and reaching a miserable village near Monampitya, in the extreme north of the Veddah country.

    Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

  • Veddah village, which he described as three days 'journey from where we then stood.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

  • From Oomanoo, he said, we could procure another Veddah to guide us still farther; but he himself knew nothing more.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

  • The Veddah watches at some solitary hole which still contains a little water, and to this the deer and every species of Ceylon game resort.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

  • Veddah had killed a wild pig, and was smoking the flesh within a few yards of the spot, when he suddenly heard the elephant splashing in the water.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

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