from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A charter or warrant.
- n. A deed of gift.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A charter or warrant; also, a deed of gift.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, a patent, charter, or written authority.
Company and recognized by the nation, though bound by the very sunnud by which he held the very office he was exercising, yet he had broken the treaty, and refused to pay the stipulated acknowledgment.
Council that Rajah Cheyt Sing had been invested with the _sunnud_
And on the 20th of March following, the board did again explain the terms of the said tribute, in a letter to the Court of Directors, and did add, "that a _sunnud_ [grant or patent] for his [Cheyt Sing's] zemindary should be furnished him _on these and the conditions before agreed on_."
Hastings with Sujah ul Dowlah on the 7th of September, 1773, it is asserted, that his Majesty, (meaning the King Shah Allum,) "having abandoned the districts of Corah and Allahabad, and given a sunnud for
At this time the Company, who alone could obtain the _sunnuds_ [_sunnud?
Avestan xueng "sun," O.Ir. fur-sunnud "lighting up"), alternate form of base * saewel - "to shine, sun" (see Sol).