Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See khitmutgar.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • But the entrance of the kitmutgar with a note brought him swiftly to his feet.

    The Great Amulet

  • Here it was discovered that the oil had been disappearing with miraculous celerity, and Amar Singh cast aspersions on the _kitmutgar_ and his wife.

    Captain Desmond, V.C.

  • He set her down at the breakfast-table, himself poured out her tea, and dismissed the kitmutgar as soon as might be, Honor watching him the while with troubled solicitude in her eyes.

    Captain Desmond, V.C.

  • When we arrived the snake-killing was over, and the boys were all refreshing themselves with large cheroots purloined from the dining-room on their behalf by a friendly kitmutgar.

    The Days Before Yesterday

  • _kilter_ with scant hope of success, bestrewed the wet earth on all sides of him with canned fruits, sardines, greasy jharrons, and crumpled wads of newspaper: till at length, like Hope out of Pandora's casket, there came forth from an unsuspicious-looking bundle of clothes half a bottle of brandy, stowed carefully away by the kitmutgar, for private ends best known to himself.

    The Great Amulet

Comments

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