from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In some Oriental countries, a reception-room.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A room used for receiving guests, in some Egyptian buildings.


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  • There, in a room of a kind with which was part library and part _mandarah, _ part museum and part laboratory, I found the veiled man seated at a great littered table.

    The Golden Scorpion

  • The note of badinage was discernible again, but Cairn passed out into the _mandarah_ without replying, where the fountain plashed coolly and the silver _mibkharah_ sent up its pencils of vapour.

    Brood of the Witch-Queen

  • _fellahîn_ -- by the shoulder, and sent him spinning across the mosaic floor of the _mandarah_.

    Brood of the Witch-Queen


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