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  • n. Obsolete spelling of burka.

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Examples

  • So he went, that very night at eleven, into Amir Nath's Gully, clad in a _boorka_, which cloaks

    Indian Tales

  • The next thing Trejago remembers, after raging and shouting like a madman between those pitiless walls, is that he found himself near the river as the dawn was breaking, threw away his _boorka_ and went home bareheaded.

    Indian Tales

  • Then, as Bisesa bowed her head between her arms and sobbed, some one in the room grunted like a wild beast, and something sharp -- knife, sword, or spear, -- thrust at Trejago in his _boorka_.

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  • At night, when all the City was still, came the walk under the evil-smelling boorka, the patrol through Jitha Megji's bustee, the quick turn into Amir Nath's Gully between the sleeping cattle and the dead walls, and then, last of all, Bisesa, and the deep, even breathing of the old woman who slept outside the door of the bare little room that

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • The next thing Trejago remembers, after raging and shouting like a madman between those pitiless walls, is that he found himself near the river as the dawn was breaking, threw away his boorka and went home bareheaded.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • Then, as Bisesa bowed her head between her arms and sobbed, some one in the room grunted like a wild beast, and something sharp -- knife, sword or spear -- thrust at Trejago in his boorka.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • So he went, that very night at eleven, into Amir Nath's Gully, clad in a boorka, which cloaks a man as well as a woman.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • _boorka_, the patrol through Jitha Megji's _bustee_, the quick turn into

    Indian Tales

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