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Old April 6th, 2021, 04:43 AM
Tim Lodge
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3156 FASKIDAR Defs - Vote Now!

Here we have 13 imaginative defs of the word FASKIDAR, only one of which
comes from my dictionary. Please vote for your two favourites by public
reply to this message before the deadline, which is:

20:00 UTC/GMT on Wednesday 7th April
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08:00 NZST on Thursday 8th in New Zealand


New players are welcome - just don't look up the word until after you've
voted.

-- Tim L

*** FASKIDAR ***

1. A serene view.
2. a very wicked person.
3. [Indian Eng.] a scribe.
4. a supervisor in a tea plantation.
5. [Scot. Obs.] A name applied to the Northern Gull.
6. Any room reserved for female worshippers at mosques.
7. An arctic sea-turtle, *Eretmochelys thulesis* [Icelandic]
8. [Hind.] A district tax collector in NW India under the Rajputs.
9. a long double-edged dagger worn by palace guards in the Ottoman empire.
10. Early Ottoman headgear made of leather with an outer layer of
embroidered velvet or silk
11. A form of whistled language used by the inhabitants of central Turkey
to communicate across long distances.
12. originally the rank of Lance-Corporal in the Bengali regiments in
British India; in Banglasdesh the word is now replaced by _*subidar*_.
13. The chief or leader of a band or body of persons; esp., in the native
army of India, an officer of a rank corresponding to that of lieutenant in
the English army.


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