Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See killut.

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Examples

  • But it had warranted a public audience at court, a khilat and a gold dagger, a nod of approval in front of the nobles in the Diwan-i-am.

    Shadow Princess

  • Bapa would give him a khilat, a robe of honor, studded with jewels, all to be made in the space of three days, with a hundred seamstresses employed in the task of piecing together this precious coat.

    Shadow Princess

  • For Shuja, for his bravery in this incident, there would be another khilat and a dagger.

    Shadow Princess

  • Had there been anyone to witness, they would have seen a tall and enormously powerful man clad in a flowing Zuagir khilat, over that a mail shirt of fine steel mesh, and over that a Zuagir cloak of camel's hair.

    Conan of Cimmeria

  • With the suppleness of a panther, he twisted his powerful body aside so that the long blade passed under his right armpit, plowing through his loose khilat.

    Conan of Cimmeria

  • Conan started and caught Sassan's khilat in an iron grip and glared into the man's dark eyes, mocking and mysterious in the starlight.

    Conan of Cimmeria

  • He twice obtained the Order of Merit for bravery in the field, and for his marked gallantry on one occasion he had received a sword of honour and a _khilat_ (a dress of honour or other present bestowed as a mark of distinction).

    Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

  • Prince the title of Prop-of-the-Kingdom, will be ready in a short time for her Highness's signature, and I shall present it with the patent of investiture and the _khilat_.

    The Path to Honour

  • He was riding his father's great state elephant, with its very finest jewelled trappings, and Gerrard accompanied him on another elephant of less magnificence, while a third carried the patent of investiture in a gilt box, and the _khilat_ or dress of honour which was to be conferred on Sher Singh at the same time.

    The Path to Honour

  • “Not quite as much,” Emperor Shah Jahan said, “but enough for you to deserve a khilat.

    Shadow Princess

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