Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In India, a robe of honor presented by a superior to an inferior on a ceremonial occasion; hence, a ceremonial or official present of any kind. Also kellaut, khilat, killaut, and khelaut.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • And so that no pi-dog of a mutineer will take me for anything but what I am, I have put this on, for a killut* (* Dress of honour, usually on ceremonial occasions.) — "and as he stepped closer in the gloom, I saw he was in the full fig of a native officer of cavalry, white coat, gauntlets, long-tailed puggaree and all.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • And so that no pi-dog of a mutineer will take me for anything but what I am, I have put this on, for a killut* (* Dress of honour, usually on ceremonial occasions.) - "and as he stepped closer in the gloom, I saw he was in the full fig of a native officer of cavalry, white coat, gauntlets, long-tailed puggaree and all.

    Flashman In The Great Game

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.