Thibet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Thibet an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • thibet etc. See tibet, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Thibet a woollen stuff generally printed in colours: a heavy fabric used for the same purposes as furs, made of goat's hair, black and finely curled—also Tibet cloth
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Usage

In literature:

As soon as the breakfast dishes were put away, Deborah got out the crimson thibet.
"Pembroke" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Missionaries carried it to the barbarians in Ceylon, in Indo-China, Thibet, China, and Japan.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
In one hour we shall be above Thibet.
"A Chinese Wonder Book" by Norman Hinsdale Pitman
Gold leaf sent from Yunnan gilds the gods of Thibet and the temples and pagodas of Indo-China.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
Jerdon remarks that the specific name of this bear is unfortunate, since it is rare in Thibet.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
The Thibet priests have methods of their own of discovering what Man is Greatest, fit to be supreme over them.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
The eastern Tartars think that there is nothing west beyond Thibet.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
They are not supposed to have come originally from Africa, but from Thibet, through the north of Europe.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
I was surprised at this, since their chief strength, as everybody knows, is in Thibet.
"Notes and Queries, Number 73, March 22, 1851" by Various
The Prince of Wales sent two black and brown Thibet mastiffs from the north of India.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, V. 5, April 1878" by Various
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In poetry:

Look, here's a fan
From far Japan,
A sabre from Damasco:
There's shawls ye get
From far Thibet,
And cotton prints from Glasgow.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray