Turkis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Turkis (Min) Turquois.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • turkis To turn; alter.
    • n turkis Same as turquoise. Tennyson.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Turkis turk′is an older spelling of turquoise
    • Turkis Also Turk′ois
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Usage

In literature:

What is your Turkis?
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
There are also many turkies, as large as in Holland, but in some years less than in others.
"Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664" by Various
Every man gets ateen ounces of Turky on Thanksgivin.
"Dere Mable" by Edward Streeter
Secondly, the period of invasions and dynasties which are commonly called Turki (c. 1000-1526 A.D.).
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
There are but few birds, except canaries, quails, ordinary poultry, and turkies, which are numerous.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 11" by Robert Kerr
What is your Turkis?
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
Take a cold Turky, Capon or cold Veal.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Paccaun trees were this day seen, and large quantities of deer and turkies on the banks.
"History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I." by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Taking wild turkies, 256 91.
"The History of Virginia, in Four Parts" by Robert Beverley
Muzahim b. Khaqan al-Turki, 253-254 (867-868).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The life of the turkies here exist after Christmas.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
He was assassinated in 1866, and his successor, Seyyid Turki, reigned till 1888.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
The language of the Kirghiz is Turki and their religion that of Mahomet.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Seeming to read Hawksworth's thoughts, the pilot broke the silence between them, his Turki heavily accented with his native Gujarati.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Besides, he knows no Turki.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
We could not wait for you, for fear of the Turkis.
"The Treasure of the Tigris" by A. F. Mockler Ferryman
Some of these groups have intermingled with the neighbouring Turki peoples, and even speak Turki dialects.
"Man, Past and Present" by Agustus Henry Keane
You no likie turkie; you likie bull beefe.
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
N. So Hafiz, "If that Turki maid of Shiraz," etc.
"The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam" by Omar Khayyam
Turkies bring fifty to seventy-five cents each.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
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In poetry:

The summer sun was setting, and the summer air was still,
The couple went a-walking in the shade of Summer Hill.
The wasteful sunset faded out in turkis-green and gold,
Ulysses pleaded softly, and . . . that bad Delilah told!
"Delilah" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

To reassure government officials there that Saudi national Homaidan al-Turki was treated fairly when he was convicted of sexually abusing an Indonesian nanny whom he had held captive in his home in Aurora.
Journal of a Palestinian Exile by Fawaz Turki Monthly Review Press, 188 pp.
Nicholas Jarecki's thriller set against the backdrop of high finance is produced by Saudi filmmaker Mohammed Al Turki.
The statement, which was carried on the official Saudi Press Agency, added that Sultan 's funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon in Riyadh at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque.
It's important to note that the energy proclamation by Prince Turki (a classmate of Bill Clinton's at Georgetown) needs to be taken in context.
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