mogul

Definitions

  • THE GREAT MOGUL
    THE GREAT MOGUL
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mogul a very wealthy or powerful businessman "an oil baron"
    • n Mogul a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    • n mogul a bump on a ski slope
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: From 1526 to 1707, the first six Mogul emperors of India ruled in unbroken succession from father to son
    • Mogul A great personage; magnate; autocrat; as, an industrial mogul .
    • Mogul (Railroad) A heavy locomotive for freight traffic, having three pairs of connected driving wheels and a two-wheeled truck.
    • Mogul A person of the Mongolian race.
    • Mogul Any of the Mongolian peoples who conquered parts of India and established an empire lasting from 1526 to 1857. Also, any of their descendents.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The record for the most weddings is held by King Mogul of Siam, who had 9000 weddings and 9000 wives.
    • n mogul A Mongol or Mongolian; specifically, in history, one of the followers of Baber, conqueror of Hindustan in the sixteenth century.
    • n mogul A name for the best quality of playing-cards.
    • n mogul Hence— Any great personage.
    • mogul Of or relating to the Moguls, or the Mongol empire in India: as, the Mogul language; the Mogul dynasty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mogul mō-gul′ a Mongol or Mongolian, esp. one of the followers of Baber, the conqueror of India (1483-1530): a name applied to the best quality of playing-cards
    • adj Mogul pertaining to the Mogul Empire, architecture, &c
    • adj., Mogul the title by which Europeans knew the Emperors of Delhi
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the Mongolian

Usage

In literature:

It is the Great Mogul, and it lies before you.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
In order to complete the comedy, a supposed messenger from Delhi was received at Pondicherry as ambassador from the mogul.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
Diamond walked up to Merriwell with all the dignity of the Great Mogul of Kuddyhuddy, and gave him a resounding slap on the back.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
LARGE BROWN CABBAGE OR MOGUL.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
No one will affirm that the new-born army was a model to pass inspection even before our own High Moguls of the regular army.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
Formation of "Moguls," who make night hideous.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
Then, early in the sixteenth century, the great Turko-Mongol leader Baber entered India and founded the "Mogul" Empire.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
The empire of the Great Mogul, whose capital was Delhi, was tottering from decay.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
But with the death of Aurungzebe, in the reign of Anne, the Mogul Empire fell fast into decay.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
This confinement is not very rigid in the empire of the Mogul.
"Sketches of the Fair Sex, in All Parts of the World" by Anonymous
The Tartars came to meet the Emperor of the Moguls.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
I HAVE mentioned that, in the middle of the thirteenth century, the Moguls, or Tartars, were the terror of Asia and Europe.
"The Boy Crusaders" by John G. Edgar
Captain Mogul Mackenzie was the last of the pirates to scourge the North Atlantic seaboard.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
This Mogul despot, who knew many women, spent an imperial fortune in fashioning this noblest memorial to love ever built by the hand of man.
"The Critic in the Orient" by George Hamlin Fitch
A Mogul ruler who did things was Shah Jahan, and he came of a race not content with ordinary achievements.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
The Mogul scratched showed the Tartar; for an instant not even his ancestor Timur could have felt more bloodthirsty.
"A Prince of Dreamers" by Flora Annie Steel
Sure 'tis the younger son's portion amongst us Moguls.
"The Flower of Forgiveness" by Flora Annie Steel
The entire vocabulary of the present land system is borrowed from the Mogul administration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
Fifty feet away, the Mogul was bearing down like a fire-breathing demon.
"Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer" by J. W. Duffield
I would not be bound to pass half an hour without yawning and stretching for the Mogul's empire.
"Camilla" by Fanny Burney
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In poetry:


And yet Afghans, in all their deeds,
Are better than the Moguls;
but unanimity they lack,
and there's is the pity of it.
"As I Look On" by Khoshal Khan Khattak
When you were mine in auld lang syne,
And when none else your charms might ogle,
I'll not deny,
Fair nymph, that I
Was happier than a Persian mogul.
"Horace And Lydia Reconciled" by Eugene Field
When you were mine, in auld lang syne,
And when none else your charms might ogle,
I'll not deny, fair nymph, that I
Was happier than a heathen mogul.
"The Reconciliation" by Eugene Field
"O ALUM," said she, "think again, ere you go -
Hareems may arise and Moguls they may blow;
You may strike on a fez, or be drowned, which is wuss!"
But ALUM embraced her and spoke to her thus:
"Brave Alum Bey" by William Schwenck Gilbert
We are accused of terrorism
if we refused to be effaced
by the hands of the Mogul, Jews and Barbarians
if we throw a stone
at the glass of the the Security Council
after the Ceasar of Ceasars got a hold of it.
"I Am With Terrorism" by Nizar Qabbani

In news:

It shouldn't really come as a surprise that the real estate mogul can't take a joke .
Former polo mogul heads back to jail.
Texas Gov Rick Perry is the latest presidential candidate to reject a debate moderated by real-estate mogul and reality-TV star Donald Trump.
As Rupert Murdoch says he's getting "annoyed" at the coverage of the phone hacking scandal that is threatening his vast media empire, the mogul has lost one of his top executive s.
The super mogul simply had an accident — a hilarious one caught on tape.
For the music mogul who introduced hip-hop culture to Fortune 500 brands, rap icons, shoeless meetings and boxing rounds are all in a day's work.
Italian voters have overturned four laws passed by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's government, including one giving the media mogul partial immunity from prosecution.
The "Celebrity Apprentice" star and real estate mogul snipes: "I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man- he made a good decision.".
After a quarter-century of singing his own words and music, he has become a micro-mogul: running a world-music festival and record company while plotting projects from CD-ROM's to theme parks.
Can a former political operator, author, lawyer, tech evangelist, and radio host make it as an e-media mogul.
The successful music moguls join forces to launch a new full-service firm, Primary/ Violator .
But in Europe, where Mr Li is just another mogul, he seems to have lost his extraordinary powers.
DES MOINES – Rap mogul Jay-Z's got 99 problems.
Aspenite John Clendenin recalls glory days of pro mogul skiing in Steamboat appearance .
Director's insightful debut gives glimpse into cold heart of Wall Street mogul.
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In science:

Acknowledgments Jeff Mogul, Michael Schapira, John Edwards, and the anonymous HotCloud reviewers offered valuable feedback on early drafts of this paper.
Icebergs in the Clouds: the Other Risks of Cloud Computing
Borovkov and Mogul′ ski˘ı made great contributions to this problem.
Tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution of a two dimensional reflecting random walk with unbounded upward jumps
For this, we use a stationary inequality, which was recently introduced by the second author (see also ), and a lower bound for the large deviations of the stationary distribution due to Borovkov and Mogul′ ski˘ı .
Tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution of a two dimensional reflecting random walk with unbounded upward jumps
Borovkov, A. A. and Mogul′ski˘ı, A. A. (1996).
Tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution of a two dimensional reflecting random walk with unbounded upward jumps
Borovkov, A. A. and Mogul′ski˘ı, A. A. (2000).
Tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution of a two dimensional reflecting random walk with unbounded upward jumps
Borovkov, A. A. and Mogul′ski˘ı, A. A. (2001).
Tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution of a two dimensional reflecting random walk with unbounded upward jumps
September 16, 2008] G. Banga, J. C. Mogul, P. Druschel, “A scalable and explicit delivery mechanism for UNIX”, Proceedings of the 1999 Annual Conference on USENIX Annual Technical Conference USENIX Association, Berkeley, CA, 1999 R. von Behren, J.
Characteristics of multithreading models for high-performance IO driven network applications
Mogul, Stability and Stabilization of Infinite Dimensional Systems with Applications.
Periodic Solutions to Dissipative Hyperbolic Systems. II: Hopf Bifurcation for Semilinear Problems
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