Gaikwar

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gaikwar gīk′war name of the ruler of Baroda in India.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Marathi gāe—Sans. go, a cow, bull.

Usage

In literature:

The case of that great prince, the Gaikwar of Baroda, is a reversal of the theme.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
An ancestor of the present Gaikwar had the silver one made, and a subsequent ancestor had the gold one made, in order to outdo him.
"Following the Equator, Part 5" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The regalia of the gaikwar intended for state occasions, which was worn by him at the wedding, is valued at $15,000,000.
"Modern India" by William Eleroy Curtis
Gaikwar of Baroda, 286.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
At Baroda I received into my compartment the brother of the late Gaikwar (uncle of the present?).
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
As is well known, the late Gaikwar poisoned the British Resident.
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life" by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
Chief among these generals were the gaikwar in Gujarat, Sindhia and Holkar in Malwa, and the Bhonsla raja of Berar and Nagpur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
Mane and Gaikwar are family names of the Maratha caste.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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