Definition of Challas
1. challa [n] - See also: challa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Challas
Literary usage of Challas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pharmacographia by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"The cruel oppression of these challas was not mitigated by the Dutch, who from the year 1656 were ... But though the challas had much increased in numbers, ..."
2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"On this visit he brings with him some rings (“ challas”). These are made of silver or zinc, and even sometimes of brass or iron. He playfully puts them on ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1818)
"The same year a number of challas were sent to the Malabar coast by the Ceylon government to bark and prepare casia. On proceeding to the forests, ..."
4. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"Col de Vernal (5970'), then crosses the ridge to the 0/4 hr.) chalet of La challas (hay-bed), about lft hr. below the top, which affords a superb view. ..."
5. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"... On this visit he brings with him some rings ("challas"). These are made of silver or zinc, and even sometimes of brass or iron. ..."