from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In India, a servant, usually Mohammedan, whose duty it is to wait at table; an under-butler.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of khitmatgar.


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  • A harper, a wildman, and a khitmutgar unclear on aţangku.

    April 5th, 2009

  • Then I tried to get at him in many ways; but he was pretty sly and had always two prize-fighters, besides his sons and his khitmutgar, on guard over him.

    The Sign of Four

  • Our difference of opinion on this subject went so far that I thought it best to set up rooms for myself; so I left Pondicherry Lodge, taking the old khitmutgar and Williams with me.

    The Sign of Four

  • The presence of the stately _khitmutgar_ who was assisting Nick was ignored by them both.

    The Keeper of the Door

  • On the evening before the day fixed for the execution at Khanmulla, they were engaged in this fashion when the _khitmutgar_ entered with the news that a _sahib_ desired to speak to him.

    The Lamp in the Desert

  • She fled to Merryon in horror, and he and the _khitmutgar_ slew the creature.

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories

  • The _khitmutgar_ had gone to his own quarters for the night, and they were quite alone.

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories

  • The _khitmutgar_ watched the start with grave, inscrutable eyes and finally turned back into the bungalow with the aloofness of a dweller in another sphere.

    The Keeper of the Door

  • The major _sahib_ was in, the _khitmutgar_ told him and Phil scribbled an urgent message on his card and sent it to him.

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories

  • The _khitmutgar_ came forward at his master's noisy entrance.

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories


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