Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as handjar.

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Examples

  • His dress is given with the most minute accuracy in D'Ohhson's work: it consists of a fine pelisse, over a rich embroidered silk gown, made in the fashion of the capital; a khandjar, or dagger, set with diamonds, stuck in his belt; and a kaouk, or high bonnet, on his head.

    Travels in Arabia; comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred

  • His dress is given with the most minute accuracy in D’Ohhson’s work: it consists of a fine pelisse, over a rich embroidered silk gown, made in the fashion of the capital; a khandjar, or dagger, set with diamonds, stuck in his belt; and a kaouk, or high bonnet, on his head.

    Travels in Arabia

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