Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as moonshee.

Etymologies

From Urdu منشی, Persian منشی, from Arabic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "Little good it did him though, this facing of a new future, the diligence with which he, in his youth, worked as a munshi before the death of his father called him back to the land, and the way in which he set himself to learn the customs and language of the Firangs."
    The Thing about Thugs by Tabish Khair, pp 25-26

    December 19, 2012