Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The safflower, Carthamus tinctorius. See Carthamus.

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Examples

  • They have traded away their kusum, which is a bigger thing than trading bags and carvings. "

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  • "You must do as kusum dictates, and we will abide by that."

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  • "And besides," he grumbled as he studied the narrow trail that wound like a corkscrew through the dense vege'tation, "no doubt it's against kusum."

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  • It was one of the more impres'sive demonstrations of traditional kusum Fawn had yet witnessed.

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  • F'an and I must follow our own kusum, but that does not mean we cannot learn from yours.

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  • Not only about the stones, but about all aspects of Parramati life and of kusum.

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  • But I can tell you, with every fiber of my being, that this is more important than mining rights, than any treaty, than my life, or yours, or the supposed sanctity of kusum.

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  • Roads that lead to attractive options and new things that are appealing to youth who have not yet been in'structed in the fullness of kusum.

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  • They'd consider it politely, dis-cuss it at length, and if the determination was that it went against kusum, reject it outright no matter how many lives it would better.

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  • "It would violate kusum," the big person finally declared, as if that put an end to the matter.

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