TUCKEED to TURA
1862.I can hardly describe to you my lifework all day, English and Persian, scores of appeals and session cases, and a continual irritation of tukeeds and offensive remarks these take away all the enjoyment of doing ones duty, and make work a slavery.Letter from Col. J. R. Becher, in (unpublished) Memoir, p. 28.
[TUCKIAH, s. Pers. takya, literally a pillow or cushion; but commonly used in the sense of a hut
hermitage occupied by a fakir or holy man. [1800.He declared
that two of the people charged
had been at his tuckiah.Wellington, Desp. i. 78.
TULWAUR, s. Hind. talwar and tarwar, a sabre. Williams gives Skt. taravari and tarabalika. [Talwar is a general term applied to shorter or more or less curved side-arms, while those that are lighter and shorter still are often styled nimchas (Sir W. Elliot, in Ind. Antiq. xv. 29). Also see Egerton, Handbook, 138.]
[1799. Ahmood Sollay drew his tolwa on one of them.Jackson, Journey from India, 49.
TUMASHA, s. An entertainment, a spectacle (in the French sense), a popular excitement. It is Ar. tamashi, going about to look at anything entertaining. The word is in use in Turkestan (see Schuyler, below).
1610.Heere are also the ruines of Ranichand (qu. Ramchands?) Castle and Houses which the Indians acknowledge for the great God, saying that he took flesh vpon him to see the Tamasha of the World.Finch, in Purchas, i. 436.
TUMLOOK, n.p. A town, and anciently a sea - port and seat of Buddhist learning on the west of the Hoogly near its mouth, formerly called Tamralipti or -lipta. It occurs in the Mahabhärata and many other Sanskrit words. In the Dasa Kumara and Vrihat Katha, collections of tales written in the 9th and 12th centuries, it is always mentioned as a great port of Bengal, and the seat of an active and flourishing commerce with the countries and islands of the Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean (Prof. H. H. Wilson, in J. R. As. Soc. v. 135). [Also see Cunningham, Anct. Geog. p. 504.]
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[Greek Text] Palimboqra basileion
TamalithV. Ptolemys Tables, Bk. VII. i. 73.
c. 410.From this, continuing to go eastward nearly 50 yôjanas, we arrive at the Kingdom of Tamralipti. Here it is the river (Ganges) empties itself into the sea. Fah Hian remained here for two years, writing
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