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  • n. Plural form of vakil.

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Examples

  • The vakils are a very powerful class in the Deccan.

    Indian Unrest

  • And Ditta Mull says: -- 'Always fresh takkus and paying money to vakils and chaprassis and law-courts every five years or else the landlord makes me go.

    Plain Tales from the Hills

  • The housetops of his search should be half India; he would follow Kings and Ministers, as in the old days he had followed vakils and lawyers 'touts across Lahore city for Mahbub Ali's sake.

    Kim

  • The vakils, I may say, are to be propitiated by every one who wishes to conduct any public movement.

    Indian Unrest

  • The housetops of his search should be half India; he would follow Kings and Ministers, as in the old days he had followed vakils and lawyers’ touts across Lahore city for Mahbub Ali’s sake.

    Kim

  • a regular salary through their representatives or vakils at the agencies, from all the native chiefs round about, and on all occasions of visits or return visits, durbars, religious festivals, or public ceremonials, he claims and receives preposterous fees.

    Twenty-One Days in India; and, the Teapot Series

  • And Ditta Mull says, "Always fresh _takkus_ and paying money to _vakils_ and _chaprassis_ and law-courts every five years, or else the landlord makes me go.

    The Kipling Reader Selections from the Books of Rudyard Kipling

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