Definition of Handjars
1. handjar [n] - See also: handjar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handjars
Literary usage of Handjars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1883)
"On the evening in question, a squadron of these Daghestani horsemen were paraded, in order that we might witness their skill in throwing the handjars. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1878)
"... and with our own hands we will slay our wives and our children, and last of all we will cut our own throats with our own handjars. ..."
3. Turkey by Edson Lyman Clark, Wilfred C. Lay (1898)
"... while each man devoutly crossed himself, looking up to heaven. Then, dropping their muskets and rifles, and drawing their handjars and ..."
4. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1878)
"... wives and our children, and last of all we will cut our own throats with our own handjars.' These words have been in some sense fulfilled in the ..."