Definition of Pindarees

1. pindaree [n] - See also: pindaree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pindarees

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pindarees (current term)
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Literary usage of Pindarees

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1. The Edinburgh Annual Register by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1822)
"By the submission of Holkar, the army was left at liberty to pursue the original object of the war, namely, the destruction of the pindarees ; and such was ..."

2. Historical and Descriptive Account of British India, from the Most Remote by Hugh Murray, James Wilson, Robert Kaye Greville, Robert Jameson, Whitelaw Ainslie, William Rhind, William Wallace, Clarence Dalrymple (1832)
"... Progress of the pindarees—Their Character—Ameer Khan—Arrangements with the ... pindarees—Opening of the Campaign against them—Treaties with Sindia and ..."

3. A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815 by Spencer Walpole (1890)
"But the increasing boldness of the pindarees at .,., .,. length modified the views of his employers. ..."

4. The History of India, from the Earliest Period to the Close of Lord by John Clark Marshman (1867)
"After the Peshwa had delegated the charge of maintaining the Mahratta power in Hindostan to his lieutenants, Sindia and Holkar, the pindarees were ranged ..."

5. Bombay in the Days of George IV: Memoirs of Sir Edward West, Chief Justice by Frederic Dawtrey Drewitt (1907)
"The pindarees were wandering freebooters, who plundered at large over wide tracts of country. Mounted on good horses, accompanied by women and children, ..."

6. A Comprehensive History of India, Civil, Military and Social: From the First by Henry Beveridge (1862)
"... Operations against the pindarees—Rupture with the Rajah of ... with Holkar—Dispersion of the pindarees—Operations against the ..."

7. A Narrative of the Political and Military Transactions of British India by Henry Thoby Prinsep (1820)
"... pindarees—second reference to England—Army reduced—Operations of ... provinces ravaged with impunity—Concert of pindarees with Mahrattas—intrigues of ..."

8. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake (1851)
"pindarees (that is, freebooters)', the name given in British India to the hordes ... The number ofthe pindarees was thus increased, and they were secretly ..."

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