from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, the commandant of a fort or garrison.
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It received my flag of truce, and the leader or killadar came out and made a variety of stipulations, which I cut short by saying, You may march out with your arms, ground them on the glacis, and I will endeavour to secure all hands six weeks 'pay.
I was accordingly la - viih in my promifes, and the credulous killadar Deemed highly pleafed with the idea of having his Vol. XX.
To add acute* nefs to our diftrefs, we were defired, or rather compelled, to partake of the fweetmeats prepar - ed for the rejoicings; and our pofitive refufal was conftrued into a ftubbornnefs which dcferved cor - re6iion; accordingly our evil genius, the bafe and dark-minded killadar, determined to make us feel the eflfeds of his difpleafurc.
We began to wonder why our execution was fo long delayed, when, providentially for me, it entered into the killadar 8 head, to have his old and rudy artille*