Braminic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Braminic See Brahman Brachmanic, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The Bramins stopping short at these words: "How can we admit your doctrine," said the legislator, "if you will not make it known?
"The Ruins" by C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney
You do not know what a Bramin has to say for himself.
"Life of Johnson" by James Boswell
Asuias, opponents of the Braminical gods.
"Legends of Charlemagne" by Thomas Bulfinch
The Bramins are the mastiffs of mankind.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Boswell
The Indians have doctors, or devout men, named Bramins.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
The priests mentioned in the text were obviously bramins.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II" by Robert Kerr
The Bramin is above all others even kings.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
Usually when five or six are slain of either side, the Bramins interpose to stop the fight, and a retreat is sounded at their instance.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VII" by Robert Kerr
They take something after the Bramines, with whom they scruple not both to marry and eat.
"An Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies" by Robert Knox
But of late the bramins have become so very religious, that they never fail to execute this duty themselves.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 11" by Robert Kerr
The caste of Suders was to be subservient to the Bramins, the Tschecteries, and the Beis.
"A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of the Gypsies" by John Hoyland
The Bramins of Hindostan, who live on exceedingly simple food, are long livers, even in a hot and exhausting climate.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
Translated from an Indian Manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
In my travels I once happened to meet with an aged Bramin.
"Voltaire's Romances" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet
The Vira-Saivas are divided into two sects: one is semi-braminical, called Aradhyas; the other is anti-braminical, and is called Jangam.
"Phallic Miscellanies" by Hargrave Jennings
It is true," added he, "that I only gave a simple promise to the Bramin.
"The Thousand and One Days" by Julia Pardoe
The God Fo, born in Cashmere B. C. 1027, the author of the Braminical religion, strenuously advocated monachal institutions.
"Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues" by John Alberger
He had been a Bramin, skilful in theology, and in all abstruse learning.
"Winterslow" by William Hazlitt
A Bramin, as the Saint was extended upon his cross in prayer, slew him.
"Thalaba the Destroyer" by Robert Southey
This instrument was known to the ancient Egyptians, Chaldeans, Chinese, and Bramins.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
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In poetry:

True Bramin, in the morning meadows wet,
Expound the Vedas of the violet,
Or, hid in vines, peeping through many a loop,
See the plum redden, and the beurre stoop.
"Quatrains" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
And away in the train of the dead she turn'd,
The strength of her step was the heart that burn'd;
And the Bramin groves in the starlight smil'd,
As the mother pass'd with her slaughter'd child.
"The Indian City" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans