Definition of Omlah

1. an Indian staff of officials [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omlah

omissible
omission
omissions
omissive
omit
omits
omittable
omittance
omittances
omitted
omitter
omitters
omitting
omkar
omkars
omlah (current term)
omlahs
ommastrephes
ommatea
ommateal
ommateum
ommatidia
ommatidial
ommatidium
ommatophore
ommatophores
ommaya reservoir
ommission
ommissions
ommochrome

Literary usage of Omlah

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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1877)
"But in the hearing of the appeal the power of the omlah is even greater. As no new witnesses are examined, and the entire proceeding consists in the reading ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1859)
"... the omlah ruled the magistrate, and the Sahib paid the omlah; the officials were one and all unapproachable, except through the ..."

3. Tent Life in Tigerland: With which is Incorporated Sport and Work on the by James Inglis (1892)
"These are pounced on by your servants and omlah, the omlah being the head man in the office. It is a fine time for them. Wooden shoes, umbrellas, brass pots ..."

4. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"I was at this place mot by the omlah or officers belonging to the establishment, ... young, inexperienced, and altogether in the hands of the omlah. ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"I was at this place met by the omlah or officers belonging to the establishment, who hailed my arrival in a variety of boats dressed out for the occasion. ..."

6. The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature by James Silk Buckingham (1824)
"In these cases an omlah's opinion will sway him ; nay, there are judges who take their decisions frequently from the omlah's mouth. ..."

7. Brahmins and Pariahs: An Appeal by the Indigo Manufacturers of Bengal to the (1861)
"Just as every native, and even every Civil servant, has for many years been complaining that the Company's judge is surrounded by an "omlah," or set of ..."

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