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  • "Of course you will stay to tiffin?" the major said, as the _kitmagar_, or head servant, announced that tiffin was ready.

    In Times of Peril


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  • "... the kitmagar, who corresponds to butler, then appears and I give out lump sugar, ham, biscuits, etc, fill up the decanters and cigarettes and matchboxes and give out dusters and clothes for each man....'"

    —Annabel Venning, Following the Drum: The Lives of Army Wives and Daughters Past and Present (London: Headline, 2005), 70

    May 5, 2010