Definition of Nautch girl
1. Noun. A professional dancing girl in India.
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Literary usage of Nautch girl
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Wrongs of Indian Womanhood by Marcus B. Fuller (1900)
"VIII THE NAUTCH-GIRL THE institution of the nautch-girl is a very ancient one, coming down to Hindu society from very early times. ..."
2. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"... made a gallant attempt to find a piece that might carry on the traditions of his theatre; ultimately he accepted a new opera called "The nautch girl ..."
3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1907)
"It behoves us to consider the Hindu nautch-girl very candidly, very calmly, and absolutely without prejudice, if we would be in any real way intelligent ..."
4. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghosa, Eugene Watson Burlingame (1921)
"Having so done, he entered his pleasure garden, sat down, like San tali the king's minister, and watched that nautch-girl dance and sing. ..."