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
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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